Tuesday Try A New (old) Taste – Gingerbread

November 10, 2009 at 11:33 am (Breads, Children, Christmas, Cookies, Cooking, Gingerbread, Kids, Magic, pagan, Recipe, Tuesday, Witch, Yule)


  • 2 ½ tbsp. of golden syrup
  • ½ cup of butter
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • egg yolk
  • 2 cups of plain flour
  • 1 tsp. of baking powder
  • 3 tsp. of ground ginger
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon, optional
  • extra flour for rolling pastry
  • currants, peel, cherries and a little icing

Stand container of golden syrup in hot water to soften. Beat the butter and sugar to a cream, then beat the egg yolk. Beat in the syrup. Slowly add flour, baking powder, ginger and an optional dash of cinnamon. With floury hands kneed into a dough. Wrap in plastic and place in fridge for 1 hour, making it easier to roll out. Brush flour on the rolling pin and under the dough. Roll to an even 1 cm thick and cut out shapes. Place on a greased tray about 2 cm apart and bake in a moderately slow oven (180 ° Celsius) for about 12 minutes. Leave for a few minutes and remove with a spatula.
Decorate with icing, peel, cherries etc.


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