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Gingernut Biscuits    Veg   CD  CBF  British  30mins

 

 

Makes approx. 24     Cold    Vegetarian   Cookies    Baked Fayre

 

Ingredients:

   50g/2oz Butter

   4 tbsp Golden Syrup

   50g/2oz Soft Brown Sugar

   175g/6oz Self Raising Flour

   1 teasp Ground Ginger

 

Instructions

 

1. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas Mark 5 and lightly grease two baking sheets.

 

2. Melt the butter, syrup and sugar together in a large saucepan, cool slightly then sift flour and ginger into the sugar mixture.  Mix well.

 

3. Place walnut size balls of the mixture well apart onto the baking sheet, flatten with the palm of your hand, then bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

 

 

 

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Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.

Rub in -  The incorporation of fat into flour.  Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Main equipment required to make this recipe

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Wooden Spoon

Wire Rack

 

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