15 November 2010

Recipe: Ginger Biscuits

2 cups (225 g) 8 oz flour
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons baking powder
4 oz (100 g) margarine
1/2 cup (100 g) 4 oz sugar
1/2 teaspoon Bicarbonate of soda (Baking soda) dissolved in 1 teaspoon hot water
2 large tablespoons golden syrup (substitute light corn syrup), warmed

1. Sift the flour, ginger and baking powder into a bowl.

2. Rub in the margarine. Add the sugar, then mix to a dough with the bicarbonate of soda mixture and syrup.

3. Roll the mixture into walnut-sized balls and place them on greased baking sheets.

4. Press down the centre of each ball with your thumb.

5. Bake in a preheated moderately hot oven 200°C (400°F) Gas mark 6 for about 10 minutes.



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