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Ginger & Cinnamon Bakes

Delicious cookies that are full of flavour.

Ingredients

  • 350g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 100g butter
  • 175g dark muscovado sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons golden syrup

Step 1

Mix together the flour, ginger, cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda in a mixing bowl and rub in the butter with your fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs

Step 2

Add the sugar, egg and golden syrup and mix with a spoon until it forms a dough.

Step 3

Tip the dough onto a clean, lightly floured work surface. Knead the dough for a couple of minutes until it is smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour

Step 4

Meanwhile, pre-heat the oven to 180°c / 350°f / Gas Mark 4

Step 5

Roll the dough to 3-5mm thickness on a lightly dusted surface

Step 6

Cut out the cookies using the cutter and place them on a greased or lined baking tray

Step 7

Bake on the middle shelf of the oven for approximately 8 minutes or until lightly browned

Step 8

Transfer the biscuits onto a cooling rack to cool

Step 9

Decorate with currents, icing or sweets if required