November 19, 2019 / by admin

Honey and Ginger Biscuits

Makes approximately 40

 

Ingredients

160g honey

160g granulated sugar

120g butter

500g plain flour

1tsp bicarbonate of soda

1tsp ginger

1tsp cinnamon

2 eggs

How to prepare

  • Place the butter, sugar and honey ina  saucepan and melt on medium heat till all ingredients are well combined and sugar has melted.  Leave to cool to room temperature.
  • In a large bowl mix together all dry ingredients and add the honey mixture.
  • Add the eggs and make a non-sticky dough. Add extra flour if needed
  • Wrap in a cling-film and leave in fridge for at least two hours or overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC.  Line a baking sheet with silicone paper or baking parchment.
  • Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 5mm. Using a pastry cutter cut out various shapes. Knead the leftover scraps of dough into a ball and roll it out again into a 5mm thick sheet and repeat the whole process till you have used all of the dough.
  • Place the biscuits on the prepared baking sheets, brush the biscuits with beaten eggs and bake for 7-10 minutes or until they start to change colour.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to three weeks..

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