Ginger bread men

    Ginger bread men

    160saves
    56min


    26 people made this

    About this recipe: Make great gingerbread men, quick easy and fun to do with your kids.

    County Galway, Ireland

    Ingredients
    Makes: 12 

    • 200g (7 oz) plain flour
    • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
    • 90g (3 oz) margarine
    • 2 teaspoons golden syrup
    • 2 oz granulated sugar
    • 1 dessert spoon water
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • currant or lemon peel (optional)

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Extra time:28min  ›  Ready in:56min 

    1. Melt and warm margarine, syrup, sugar and water in a pan or microwave bowl.
    2. Mix in sieved dry ingredients.
    3. Roll out and cut into shapes.
    4. Bake for 5-8 mins at 190 C / Gas 6.

    Cook's note

    The quantity of biscuits depends on the size of your cutters.

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    Reviews (9)

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    6

    i have just made these with my 9 year old daughter and i take my hat off to you they are the best i have tasted - 23 Sep 2011

    2

    Very nice. May add a little more ginger and less mixed spice next time but that is just personal taste. - 24 Jan 2012

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    - 29 Nov 2011

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