Home-tried Gingernut Cookies

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The most Perfect Home-tried Gingernut Cookies for a Teatime Treat

Home-tried Gingernut Cookies


56g butter
85g golden syrup
113g self-raising flour
2 tsp ginger powder

Fresh slices and ground ginger powder

1/2 tsp mixed spice
1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda
I Tbspn sugar

Gingernut Cookies


Preheat oven to 160’C(fan oven).
Line tray with greaseproof paper.
Melt butter and golden syrup.
Allow cooling.
Sift dry ingredients and add syrup mixture to form a soft slightly sticky dough.
Roll walnut-sized pieces of dough into balls and flatten.
Space dough out as these will spread.

Bake for 8-10 minutes.

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Remember, this is not only a Christmas time cookie, in fact, it is also a perfect cookie year round.

Recipe credit: Sarah Louise Crosby

Prepared, tried and tested Preshana Singh 

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