Gingerbread men on a wire tray

Gingerbread men

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 15-20

Use this versatile dough to make gingerbread men and other shapes. Let the kids decorate them with icing for a perfect winter's day activity

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (20)
NutrientUnit
kcal95
fat2g
saturates1g
carbs17g
sugars9g
fibre0.5g
protein1g
salt0.44g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5 and line a baking tray with baking parchment. Sieve the flour, salt, bicarb, ginger and cinnamon into a large bowl. Heat the butter, sugar and syrup until dissolved. Leave the sugar mixture to cool slightly, then mix into the dry ingredients to form a dough. Chill the dough in the fridge for 30 mins.

  • STEP 2

    On a surface lightly dusted with flour, roll out the dough to a ¼-inch thickness. Stamp out the gingerbread men shapes with a cutter, then re-roll any off-cuts and repeat. Place your gingerbread shapes on the lined trays, allowing space for them to spread. Cook for 10-15 mins, then remove from the oven and leave to cool.

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