- STEP 1
Preheat the oven to 190°C/ 170 (fan) °C/ gas 5 and grease several baking sheets.
- STEP 2
Sift together the flour, sugar, ginger and bicarbonate of soda with a pinch of salt.
- STEP 3
Over a low heat, melt together the butter and syrup, then pour over the flour mixture. Add the egg and orange rind and mix thoroughly into a dough.
- STEP 4
With your hands, shape the dough into around 30 individual, even-sized balls.
- STEP 5
Slightly flatten each ball before placing (spaced well apart) onto the baking sheets and baking for 15-20 minutes.