Gingerbread flowers

    Gingerbread flowers

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    37min


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    About this recipe: Gingerbread flowers that are suitable for all ages, especially kids, easy to make and super yummy! Decorate as you please.

    Fife, Scotland, UK

    Ingredients
    Makes: 20 depending on size of cutters

    • 350g plain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
    • 100g chilled butter or margarine
    • 175g light muscovado sugar
    • 1 medium egg
    • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
    • flower cookie cutter
    • writing icing

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:5min cooling  ›  Ready in:37min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease baking tray.
    2. Sift flour, ginger, cinnamon and bicarbonate soda into large bowl. Cut the butter into chunks and stir until butter is coated with flour.
    3. Rub the butter into the flour until it becomes breadcrumbs then stir in the sugar.
    4. Break the egg into a small bowl and beat. Add the syrup and beat in then add this mixture to your breadcrumbs and mix.
    5. Squeeze the mixture together until its smooth and dough-like then cut in half. Roll out the dough until it is roughly 5mm thick then cut out your shapes.
    6. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, then cool for 5 minutes.

    Serving suggestion

    Great for kids parties or for school holidays when kids are bored :)

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