Ginger & Cinnamon Biscuits

18 people
01h 20
00h 08

Delicious cookies that have a warming hint of spice making them perfect for sharing with friends over a hot cup of coffee on a cold afternoon.

Ingredients and Method


  • 350g Plain flour
  • 1 tsp Ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • 100g Butter
  • 175g Dark muscovado sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 4 tbsp Golden syrup


  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.
  2. Add the sugar, egg and golden syrup and mix with a spoon until it forms a dough.
  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.
  4. Meanwhile, pre-heat the oven to 180°c / 350°f / Gas Mark 4.
  5. Roll the dough to 3-5mm thickness on a lightly dusted surface.
  6. Cut out the cookies using the cutter and place them on a greased or lined baking tray.
  7. Bake on the middle shelf of the oven for approximately 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Transfer the biscuits onto a cooling rack to cool.
  9. Decorate with currents, icing or sweets if required.

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