Gingernuts
 
 
Author:
: Biscuits
Ingredients
  • 125 grams butter
  • ¼ cup of brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup or treacle
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 2 cups plain baking flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
Instructions
  1. Cream butter and sugar and golden syrup or treacle until light and fluffy.
  2. Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add to creamed mixture. Add in sifted flour, salt and ginger. Mix well.
  3. Roll into balls and place on greased oven tray, flatten with fork, or roll out and cut into desired shapes.
  4. Bake at 180°degrees Celsius for 20-30 minutes
Notes
Mycook / thermal mixer instructions
Aerate flour,ground ginger,and salt for 1 minute,speed 10
Take out jug and set aside. Pulverise the sugar 10-2 seconds,speed 9. Add very cold cubed butter and chop 5 seconds on speed 8.
Insert mixing paddle, add in the treacle or golden syrup and whip for up to 2 minutes on speed 4.
Add in the baking soda dissolved in the hot water. Take out mixing paddle, add in the flour and ginger.
Mix on speed 5-7 for about 1 ½ minutes, stopping frequently to scrape and check progress.
Tip out and roll out as described above.


Notes:
This recipe works well with either golden syrup or treacle or a combination of both. The treacle gives a very deep rich flavour and dark colour. Which is our favorite.
When Mixing in the dry ingredients in the Mycook, stop and check frequently and scrape down if necessary
Recipe by BakeandCut at https://bakeandcut.com/gingernuts/