wacountrymum
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Gingerbread

Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:59 pm

I made gingerbread for the first time today. It wasn't a success :lol:

I'd love a tried and tested recipe. The one I used had plain flour and bicarb, but they fluffed up so much that they lost their teddy bear shape.
 
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Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:36 am

Mmm gingerbread. I suck at making it but love the taste
 
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Re: Gingerbread

Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:25 am

Bump...
 
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Re: Gingerbread

Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:11 pm

I'll have a look when I get home
 
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Re: Gingerbread

Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:46 pm

Sift 350g of plain flour and 1 tsp of bicarb soda into a food processor
Blend with 2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
125g butter
175g brown sugar
Then combine 1 egg with 4 Tbsp golden syrup, add to food processor
Pulse egg with flour mix until just combined
Knead until smooth
Wrap in cling wrap, chill in fridge 15 minutes
Roll out 0.5cm thick
Cut to desired shape
Bake 12-15 minutes at 180C
 
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Re: Gingerbread

Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:19 pm

Thanks Tina, I'll give your recipe a go.


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