Basic Gingerbread Men

    Basic Gingerbread Men


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    I like to make gingerbread men with the kids from time to time. This recipe is easy and generally I have all the ingredients in the house.

    Serves: 8 

    • 125g butter
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 2 cups plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 2 teaspoons ground ginger

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

    1. Cream butter and sugar until well combined then mix in the egg. Sift in flour, bicarb soda and ginger. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface adding more flour if necessary.
    2. Roll out dough thinly then use a shaped cutter or knife to create your men.
    3. Preheat an oven to 180 degrees C.
    4. Place the men on a lightly greased tray and cook for 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack before decorating.

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