• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Normal
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Recipe Ingredient

  • 100g soft brown sugar
  • 150g butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda, sifted
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 360g plain flour, sifted
  • A few chocolate chips to decorate

Instructions

  1. Combine butter, honey and sugar in a saucepan, cook over medium low flame, stirring for 2-3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Bring to the boil then remove saucepan from the heat.
  2. Stir in bicarbonate of soda and transfer mixture to a large bowl. Leave aside to cool.
  3. Stir in beaten egg, mixed spice, ginger, baking powder and flour. Mix to combine into a dough.
  4. Divide dough in half and shape into discs. Place the discs into plastic bags and refrigerate for an hour or until firm to the touch.
  5. Preheat oven to 180°C and grease baking trays. Roll out a piece of dough disc between two plastic sheets to about 3mm thickness. Use a gingerbread man cutter and cut out the shapes.
  6. Place the shapes about 2cm apart on prepared trays. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until just firm to the touch. Leave to stand on the trays for 5-6 minutes before transferring onto wire rack to cool.

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