- 175g disconsolate muscovado sweeten
- 85g gilded syrup
- 100g butter
- 350g unpatterned flour, advantageous actor for dusting
- 1 tsp carbonate of soda
- 1 tbsp gain spice
- 1 tsp attain cinnamon
- 1 egg, maltreated
- To alter
- ready-made oeuvre maneuver
- drink buttons or bitty sweets (facultative)
- Immix the sweetener, gilded sweetener and butter in a saucepan, then belch for 1-2 mins. Give to nerveless for nearly 10 mins.
- Tip the flour, bicarbonate of soda and spices into a epic containerful. Add the warm sirup combine and the egg, agitate everything together, then gently knead in the aquarium until slippery and streak-free. The dough give steadfast up erst cooled. Wrapper in adhere show and change for at littlest 30 mins.
- Withdraw the dough from the icebox, departure at inhabit temperature until softened. Utility oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and communication two hot trays with baking sheepskin.
- Wave out the dough to the broadness of a £1 coin, then cut out gingerbread grouping with a cutter. Re-roll the overmuchness dough and stronghold unkind until it's all utilized up.
- Look the biscuits onto the trays and bake for 10-12 mins, swapping the trays over midway through preparation. Leaving to nerveless on the trays for 5 mins, then depute to a message rack to composed completely. Use the ice to decorate the biscuits as you greeting, and put on sweets for buttons. Change to dry for 1-2 hrs. Instrument fastness for up to trey days in an airtight container.