Try this easy, straight-forward recipe for a delicious festive snack
Gingerbread men are a Christmas classic enjoyed by all. For a fun winters-day activity with the kids, this simple recipe from Adare Manor is a must. Try it with different cutting tools and decorate them however you like; it’s perfect for releasing your creativity and getting into the festive spirit. If you’re new to baking this is a great beginner-friendly recipe to try that does not require the skills of a more experienced baker. Its time to get your apron on, crank up the Christmas tunes and get baking!
- 350g plain flour
- 5g baking soda
- 10g ginger powder
- 5g cinnamon
- 120g butter
- 20g treacle
- 170g light brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 20g golden syrup
- Mix the butter and sugars until creamy consistency, add the rest of the ingredients slowly and roll between two pieces of baking paper.
- Cut out your desired shape and bake at 160C for approximately 14-16 minutes depending on your size.
- 3 egg whites
- 600gr icing sugar
- 10gr lemon juice or white vinegar
- Cr colorant gel
Mix everything together for a few minutes until you have the colorant incorporated and use it on your cookies with a piping bag and a fine nozzle to decorate as you please.