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Giant Ginger Biscuits

Enjoy making these Giant Ginger Biscuits with your Children and Grandchildren for a tasty quick snack or supper at Bedtime.

Children will also love decorating these gingernuts with glaze icing and candy, especially if you use a Gingerbread Man Cutter.

What are Ginger Biscuits?

A Ginger biscuit is an English baked goodie and it is a very popular snack food that is particularly flavoured with powdered ginger, with hints of other spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. … Ginger biscuits are also called Gingernuts, 

In addition, you can also try making these Biscuits using our amazing range of Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars! If you would like to check our full range of Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars and Cocoa Powders click here.

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Makes 13 Giant Ginger Biscuits

340g ( 12oz ) Plain Flour
7g ( 1/4 oz ) Ground Ginger
1 Tsp Baking Powder
7g ( 1/4 oz ) Bicarbonate of Soda
Pinch of Salt
128g ( 4.5oz ) Butter
170g ( 6oz ) Golden Syrup
128g ( 4.5 oz ) Caster Sugar
Flour for rolling
Preheat oven to 170c / Gas Mark 5


1.  Place all dry ingredients in your mixing bowl.

2. Melt the butter and golden syrup in a pan.

3. Pour the syrup mixture on to the dry ingredients and mix well until the mixture is leaving the sides of the bowl.

4. This mixture can only be rolled when warm so you will have to work quickly when rolling your Dough.

5. Roll the biscuit dough to 1/4 inch thickness.

6. Cut out the biscuits using a 5 inch ( 10cm ) fluted/straight-edged cutter. 

7. Bake in the oven for approximately 10-15 minutes or until the tops of the biscuits have a cracked appearance.

8. Place onto Cooling Trays.

9. Enjoy these Gingernuts with a cup of tea once cold.

Top Tip.

You can also use a Gingerbread Man cutter and decorate them with candy and glaze icing. the mixture will make more than 16 depending on the size of the cutter used.

The smaller the cutter you use the more Ginger Biscuits you will get out of the mixture.

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