• 350g self-raising flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 125g butter
  • 75g golden syrup
  • 1 lightly beaten egg
  • 1 tsp grated orange rind


  • 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.

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