About this recipe:These shortbread biscuits are studded with crystallised ginger and glace cherries. Nice to have in your Christmas biscuit selection.
Makes: 1 dozen biscuits
100g caster sugar
170g plain flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
40g chopped crystallised ginger
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
55g chopped glace cherries
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:15min › Ready in:25min
Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Lightly grease a baking tray.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, baking powder, crystallised ginger, ground ginger and cherries. Form into balls and place on prepared tray, leaving some space between them as they tend to spread a little.
Bake in the preheated oven until golden and crisp on the edges, about 15 minutes.
I was really looking forward to making these, and then I noticed there is no mention of type and amount of sugar to use. If this could be updated I'd love to give these ones a go. Thanks.
P.S. Well I made them with 100g Vanilla Caster Sugar and after giving them to friends and family to try have been told they are a resounding success. Now I have to now go and bake another batch to keep up with demand. x - 07 Apr 2013