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christmas-recipes/gingerbread.md

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recipe Gingerbread HungryJenny http://www.opensourcefood.com/people/HungryJenny/recipes/soft-christmas-gingerbread-cookies http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3121/3117777526_6399dc0e08_q.jpg Deborah Lee Soltesz http://www.flickr.com/photos/dsoltesz/3117777526/

Makes about 15 small cookies.

Ingredients

  • 175g plain flour
  • 90g brown sugar
  • 50g unsalted butter, diced, at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • Icing sugar to dust

Method

  1. Sift the flour, ginger, cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Use your fingers to rub in the diced butter. Mix in the sugar.
  3. Mix the egg with the syrup then pour into the flour mixture. Fold in well to form a dough.
  4. Tip some flour onto the work surface and knead the dough until smooth.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  6. Roll the dough out flat and use a shaped cutter to make as many cookies as you like.
  7. Transfer the cookies to a tray and bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Lightly dust the cookies with icing sugar.