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Easy Gingerbread Recipe

This is the BEST easy Gingerbread recipe you will ever make and it's so good you will want to make it all year round and not just as Christmas - I promise!! Thermomix instructions are also included.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Chilling time2 hrs
Total Time56 mins
Keyword: Christmas
Servings: 24 - Approximately

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of golden syrup
  • 55 grams of brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 125 grams of butter - chopped into cubes
  • 1 egg
  • 335 grams of plain flour

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees celsius and line two trays with baking paper.
  • Place the golden syrup, sugar, butter and spices into your Thermomix bowl and cook for 5 minutes at 50 degrees on speed 2.
  • Add the egg and mix for 3 seconds on speed 3.
  • Add the flour and bicarbonate of soda and mix for 10 seconds on speed 5 or until combined.
  • Knead for 2 minutes before turning the dough out onto your Thermomat and lightly knead to form a ball.
  • Flatten the dough into a disc, cover with cling wrap and place in the fridge for 30 minutes
  • Roll the Gingerbread dough between two sheets of baking paper until approximately 5mm thick. Use cutters of your choice to cut out shapes and place on baking trays. Bake for approximately 9 - 11 minutes - please note baking times will vary depending on the size of the cutter used.
  • Allow the gingerbread to cool and decorate as desired.

Notes

Please note the time it takes to bake your Gingerbread will be impacted by the size of the cutter that you use.