Gingerbread men are so fun and easy to make, but they’re not just for kids. Oh no! Heres a quick and easy recipe for gingerbread men with a slightly soft and chewy middle.
100g soft brown sugar
100g golden syrup
225g plain flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 heaped tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp cinnamon
50g unsalted butter
Grease two baking trays.
Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 5.
Sift together all of the dry ingredients.
Heat the butter, sugar and syrup until dissovled and then leave to cool.
Once cooled mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir to make a dough.
Chill the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Roll out the dough to about 1/4 inch thick and cut into gingerbread men.
Place gingerbread men on the baking trays allowing space to spread and cook for 10 – 15 minutes until golden brown.
Allow to cool and cover these cute biscuits with icing and sprinkles.
nay nay x