German Honey Biscuits

German Honey Biscuits


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This is a very old recipe which has been in my family at least since my grandmother's grandmother's time. Delicious little honey and ginger biscuits.


Serves: 24 

  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 250g copha
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 4 cups (500g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. In a saucepan over low heat, melt together sugar, copha and honey. Let cool.
  2. Mix together eggs, vanilla, bicarb soda and ginger. Gradually add to cooled honey mixture.
  3. Slowly add 4 cups of flour to mixture. Stir until well blended. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto baking trays about 5cm apart. Bake at 180 degrees C until golden (about 12-15 minutes).

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