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Gingerbread People November 16, 2008

Filed under: biscuits,For Kids — obsidian @ 1:36 pm
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Ingredients:
125g softened butter
1/2 cup, packed, brown sugar
1/2 cup golden syrup
1 egg, separated
2 1/2 cups plain flour
1 tbs ginger or cinnamon
1 tsp mixed spice
1 tsp bicarb soda

 
Method:
Beat butter and sugar until creamed. Add golden syrup and egg yolk, beat until combined. Stir in the sifted flour, spices and bicarb. Mix well then turn out onto a floured board and knead until smooth. Roll out, cover with baking paper and refrigerate for 30 mins. Then roll out to ½ cm thick. Cut out with cookie cutters, lay on a tray 3cm apart and bake at 180°C for 10 mins or until browned.

 
For icing – beat the egg white until peaks form. Gradually add 1 cup icing sugar and beat well. Divide into bowls and add food colouring. Ice the biscuits when cool.

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