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Ginger Nut Biscuits

 
Ginger Nut Biscuits


Ginger Nut Biscuits

Prep Time ~ 30 mins Cooking Time ~ 20 mins
Approx Cost ~ £1.50 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ No Makes ~ 12

Tip ~ This mixture can be kept wrapped in clingfilm for a couple of days until needed.

 

Ingredients

125g / 4oz self raising flour, sieved

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 - 2 tsp ground ginger (depending on how gingery you like your biscuits)

2 tsp golden caster sugar

50g / 2oz butter

2 tbsp golden syrup

1 tbsp stem ginger, very finely chopped

 

You will need: a baking sheet lined with baking parchment

 

Method

  • Preheat oven to gas mark 5 / 190C / 180C fan oven.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, ground ginger and caster sugar.
  • In a small saucepan, gently melt butter and syrup together, and then pour it into the flour mixture.
  • Add the stem ginger and stir well to combine.
  • Put in the fridge to rest for 20 minutes.
  • Using a teaspoon, roll into balls and place on the baking sheet, leaving room for them to spread.
  • Bake for 15 - 20 minutes until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven; allow to cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.