A Chewy & Crunchy Christmassy Gingerbread Men Biscuit that everyone will love to Bake & Decorate!
Bicarbonate of Soda
(cold & cubed)
Light Brown Sugar
Preheat your oven to 190C/180C Fan and line 3-4 Baking trays with Parchment paper (or do it in two batches if you only have two trays!)
Add the flour, Bicarbonate of Soda, and Ginger to a large bowl and add the Cold, Cubed Butter to the bowl –
Rub together with your fingers until it resembles breadcrumbs! (Or mix the four ingredients in a food processor till its breadcrumbs!)
Mix the sugar into the mix and combine, and then add the Golden Syrup and Egg - beat with a spatula/your hands until it is a smooth dough.
Knead the biscuit dough, and then Roll the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface.
Roll it out to 1/2cm thickness and cut out your desired shapes! I did Gingerbread men, snowmen, and Christmas trees!
Place them on the lined baking trays and bake in the oven for 10-11 minutes, cool on a wire rack fully, and then decorate how you please!
I like my biscuits very Gingery otherwise it just doesn’t float my boat, but feel free to use less! (Or even a different spice – like cinnamon!)
These biscuits will last for about a week in an airtight container, if they last that long!
It's best to decorate with things such as sweets, chocolate, or royal icing!
I don't chill my dough before baking.
You can add in 1/2tsp of Cinnamon, Nutmeg and All Spice if you prefer it spicier!
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