The ultimate ginger snap
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The ultimate ginger snap

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Serves 6

Tired of chocolate and fruit, but still need something to satisfy your sweet tooth? These ginger snaps are perfect for you

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Ingredients

  • 250 g butter, melted (plus extra for greasing)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup golden syrup
  • 2 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Method

    1. Preaheat the oven to 150C or gas mark 2.
    2. Add the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl and beat together till the mixture becomes soft and creamy in texture. Add the golden syrup and mix well.
    3. Using a sieve, shift the flour, ground cinnamon and ginger into the mixture. This will make sure that the mixture remains smooth and not lumpy.
    4. Once mixed, use a tablespoon to scoop up individual portions and roll into a loose ball. Gently press to flatten (but not completely) on a greased baking tray and place in the oven for 25 - 30 mins. Allow to cool before removing from the baking tray.

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dythamlinds
10th Aug, 2011
Massive fail on this recipe for me. Lovely taste but flat as a pancake. The mixture was very wet - definitely not possible to "roll into a loose ball". If I did this again I'd perhaps try adding a bit more flour.
lb00107
5th Feb, 2011
This recipe is absolutely fantastic! I used maple flavour golden syrup, and was absolutely in heaven!!
callychally
3rd Nov, 2016
"Cup"....American recipe?
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