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Bake some cute gingerbread men.
For gingerbread men, try adding currants for eyes before baking

Posted by Tracey Mann Published

© 2024 Tracey Mann / David & Charles · Reproduced with permission.
  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 170ºC/ 325ºF/ Gas Mark 3.

  • Step 2

    Place the butter, treacle and sugar into a saucepan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved and the butter melted. Cool slightly.

  • Step 3

    Sieve the dry ingredients into
a mixing bowl. Pour the melted mixture into the dry ingredients
and stir.

  • Step 4

    Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in the milk and add to the mixture. Combine to make a dough, adding more milk if necessary.

  • Step 5

    Place the dough in a plastic bag and chill in the fridge for 40 minutes.

  • How to bake a gingerbread cookie. Gingerbread - Step 6
    Step 6

    Continue as for vanilla cookies then bake for 10–15 minutes, depending on the size of your cookies.

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