This time, the kids made mini gingerbread men (approx. 7cm in height), hence we got about 40 of them in total. They had a really great time making them :) Well done babysumokids, they're delicious!
Do give this recipe a try with your kids, it's really easy and straightforward - have fun!
Gingerbread man "Christmas Tree" ;)
Gingerbread Man Biscuits
Recipe adapted from here
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 9-10 minutes
Makes about 40
1 2/3 cups all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda
1 heaped tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
4 tbsp salted butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup golden syrup (or dark corn syrup)
1. In a saucepan over medium low heat, melt the butter, sugar and syrup together until dissolved. Allow to cool.
2. Sift the flour, salt, baking soda and spices together into a bowl. Once the syrup mixture has cooled, mix into the dry ingredients to make a dough. Chill in fridge for 30 minutes.
3. Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C (no fan) and grease two baking sheets. Roll out the cookie dough to about 1/4 inch (5mm) thick. Using a 7cm gingerbread man cookie cutter, cut out shapes. Repeat until all dough is used up.
4. Place on the baking sheets, allowing a little space to spread, and bake for 9-10 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly for 10 minutes on the baking tray. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
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