Wednesday 21 March 2018

Christmas Recipe: Gingerbread Men

On the first day of Christmas, Avonmore made for me: Gingerbread Men...

We have teamed up with Avonmore to bring you twelve delicious recipes to get you in the mood for Christmas.

Ready Time: 60 minutes

Serves: 8 - 12


250g Plain Flour

75g Avonmore Butter, softened

75g Brown Sugar

1/2 teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda

50g Golden Syrup

1 Egg Yolk

1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon Ground Ginger


Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Add bicarbonate of soda, golden syrup and egg yolk and stir well.

Sift the flour and spices into the bowl and mix with a wooden spoon until well combined.

Shape into a ball and knead lightly on a work surface until smooth.

Wrap and chill for about 30 minutes before using.

Thinly roll out dough a use gingerbread cutters to cut out shapes.

Place on lightly greased baking sheets, leaving a space between each.

Bake at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for about 10-12 minutes until slightly risen and golden in colour.

Transfer to a wire tray to cool.

You will also need:

Gingerbread cutter

Baking sheets

A bowl and wooden spoon

A wire tray for cooling

Avonmore - the Cream that makes Christmas.

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