Ginger biscuits

Use fresh and ground ginger to make these moreish biscuits. They're perfect served with a cuppa for afternoon tea, or as a treat anytime

  • Prep:20 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 117
  • fat 5g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 17g
  • sugars 8g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0.3g

Ingredients

  • 100g salted butter, cubed
  • 75g light brown soft sugar
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 100g golden syrup
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 1½ tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 small egg yolk, beaten

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Line two large baking trays with baking parchment. In a saucepan over a low heat, melt the butter, sugar, fresh ginger and golden syrup and leave to cool. 

  2. Mix the flour, ground ginger and bicarbonate of soda together in a bowl with a wooden spoon. Gradually stir in the cooled sugar mixture and the egg yolk and knead briefly to make a dough.

  3. Roll the dough into 20g balls and put on the prepared baking trays with 3cm between each to allow for spreading. Bake for 8-10 mins until golden brown. Leave to cool on the trays for a min, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.