Gingerbread men

August 15, 2020 by sue


175g plain flour

100g sugar

75g margarine

2 tbsp golden syrup

2tsp ginger (use less or omit if desired)

1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda

Currants to decorate


1. Pre-heat oven to 180° C or gas mark 4

2. Measure flour, sugar, ginger and bicarbonate of soda into mixing bowl.

3.  Melt syrup and margarine.

4.  Pour melted mixture into dry ingredients and mix to a stiff dough.

5.  Roll out thinly on a floured surface.

6.  Cut out gingerbread men shapes and decorate with currants(should make 12-14 biscuits)

7.  Bake on a greased baking sheet for about 10 minutes.

8.  Cool on a wire tray.