Gingerbread Men

Ingredients
 125 g brown sugar
 ¼ tsp salt
 300 g golden syrup
 1 tbsp ground ginger
 180 g butter
 500 g plain flour
 ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
 extra flour for rolling
Royal Icing
 500 g pure icing sugar, sifted
 1 tsp cream of tartar
 3 egg whites
Directions
1

Preheat oven to 170C for 15 minutes.

2

In a large bowl, beat the sugar, salt, golden syrup, ginger and butter together with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes.

3

Add remaining ingredients and whisk until mixture forms a thick dough.

4

Place on floured work surface. Roll out and then use gingerbread cutter to make the gingerbread men.

5

Place gingerbread men on a baking tray and bake in oven for 25 mins or until firm to touch (dough will firm up as it cools).

6

Mix all royal icing ingredients together.

7

Decorate as you please.

 

 

Ingredients

Ingredients
 125 g brown sugar
 ¼ tsp salt
 300 g golden syrup
 1 tbsp ground ginger
 180 g butter
 500 g plain flour
 ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
 extra flour for rolling
Royal Icing
 500 g pure icing sugar, sifted
 1 tsp cream of tartar
 3 egg whites

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat oven to 170C for 15 minutes.

2

In a large bowl, beat the sugar, salt, golden syrup, ginger and butter together with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes.

3

Add remaining ingredients and whisk until mixture forms a thick dough.

4

Place on floured work surface. Roll out and then use gingerbread cutter to make the gingerbread men.

5

Place gingerbread men on a baking tray and bake in oven for 25 mins or until firm to touch (dough will firm up as it cools).

6

Mix all royal icing ingredients together.

7

Decorate as you please.

Gingerbread Men

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