Diary free spelt gingerbread biscuits

    1 hour 48 min

    These easy gingerbread biscuits do not contain any dairy. As with many gingerbread recipes, its flavour benefits from resting for a few hours before baking.

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    Makes: 2 baking trays

    • 2 eggs
    • 200g demerara sugar
    • 80g honey
    • 350g spelt flour (white or wholemeal)
    • 30g mixed spice
    • 4 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 egg, beaten, for brushing
    • nuts, almonds, raisins, glace cherries etc. to decorate

    Prep:40min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Extra time:1hr resting  ›  Ready in:1hr48min 

    1. Beat eggs with sugar and honey till foamy.
    2. In another bowl mix flour with mixed spice and baking powder.
    3. Combine egg and flour mix and knead till smooth. Let rest for 1 hour, better overnight.
    4. Roll out 4mm thick on a lightly floured sure and cut out biscuits in shapes of your choice.
    5. Brush with beaten egg and decorate as desired.
    6. Place on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper. Bake in preheated oven for at 200 C / Gas 6 till browned, about 8 to 10 minutes.

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