easy peasy gingersnaps
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easy peasy gingersnaps

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Serves 1 - 15 Biscuits

an easy recipe for yummy gingersnaps, all done in about 30 minutes!

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Ingredients

  • 50g butter (salted or unsalted)
  • 50g light brown sugar
  • 50g golden syrup
  • 113g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground ginger

Method

    1. preheat the oven to gas mark 4/180 degrees(c).
    2. line a baking tray with greaseproof paper, grease with a bit of sunflower oil using a pastry brush.
    3. put the butter, golden syrup and sugar into a saucepan, heat gently and stir with a wooden spoon until the butter has melted into the syrup and sugar mixture.
    4. sift the flour, ground ginger and bicarbonate of soda into the saucepan and stir into the syrup mixture until it forms a soft smooth dough.
    5. take 1 teaspoon at a time of the dough roll into a ball and place on the baking tray, make sure they are spaced about 5cm apart each.
    6. bake the biscuits in the oven for about 15-20 minutes until the tops are starting to crack and brown.
    7. cool for 5 minutes then loosen off the greaseproof paper, place in a biscuit tin or container of your choice lined with greaseproof of kitchen paper.

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Comments (3)

MissKitsune's picture
3.75

Pretty good, but the dough was less soft than I expected and the cookies came out with less snap than I like (a little chewy).

susanna0195's picture

Delicious, followed the recipe almost to the letter (substituted 30g dark drown soft sugar and 20g caster sugar for the 50g soft light brown sugar as discovered I had run out) and they came out perfectly. Thank you for a lovely recipe. Only took 5-10mins in my fan oven at 170*c

paulharbour's picture

Hmmm my attempt made a brown sauce which was definitely not a dough, any ideas?

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