Ingrients & Directions


12 oz Plain flour
1 ts Bicarbonate of soda
2 ts Ground ginger
4 tb Golden syrup
4 oz Butter
6 oz Soft brown sugar
1 Egg, beaten
Currants–to decorate

Grease three baking sheets. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger
into a bowl. Rub the butter into the flour until the mixture looks like
fine crumbs. Stir in the sugar. Beat the syrup into the egg and stir into
the bowl. Mix to form a dough and knead until smooth. Divide into two and
roll out on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4 in. thick. Using a
gingerbread man cutter, cut out figures and place them on the baking
sheets. decorate with currants. Bake in the oven at 375 F for 12-15 minutes
until golden. Cool slightly then places on a wire rack.


Yields
12 Servings

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