Gingerbread men

Prep: 40 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Gingerbread men

250g Plain Flour

75g Avonmore Butter, softened

75g Brown Sugar

1/2 teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda

50g Golden Syrup

1 Egg Yolk

1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon Ground Ginger

Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Add bicarbonate of soda, golden syrup and egg yolk and stir well.

Sift the flour and spices into the bowl and mix with a wooden spoon until well combined.

Shape into a ball and knead lightly on a work surface until smooth.

Wrap and chill for about 30 minutes before using.

Thinly roll out dough a use gingerbread cutters to cut out shapes.

Place on lightly greased baking sheets, leaving a space between each.

Bake at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for about 10-12 minutes until slightly risen and golden in colour.

Transfer to a wire tray to cool

Preparation Time
40 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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