Gingerbread gift jars

Layer a jar with ingredients for delicious ginger biscuits and present as a thoughtful homemade gift

  • Prep:20 mins
    No cook
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 184
  • fat 11g
  • saturates 7g
  • carbs 21g
  • sugars 13g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0.4g


  • 100g soft light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 50g chopped crystallised ginger
  • 225g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda


  1. Mix sugar with ginger, allspice and cinnamon. Spoon into a jar and pack down tightly. Add a layer of crystallised ginger. Mix flour with baking powder and bicarbonate of soda and spoon on top of the ginger. Put on the lid, decorate with ribbons and a cookie cutter.

  2. Label with cooking instructions: Mix 150g melted butter with 1 tbsp golden syrup and 1 egg yolk. Add to the dry ingredients, mix well, then knead to a dough. Chill for 15 mins then roll out. Cut into biscuits and bake at 200C/180C fan/gas 6 for 8-10 mins. Cool on a wire rack.

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