Kids Recipe - Ginger Bread boys (and girls)
(05 Dec 2011)

Ginger Bread boys (and girls)

Ginger Bread boys (and girls)
RECIPE BY ZOLA NENE

Makes about 12 biscuits

Ingredients:
350g plain flour
175g light soft brown sugar
100g butter
1 medium egg
4 Tbs of golden syrup
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1½ tsp of ground ginger

Ingredients for the icing:
186g (1 1/3 cups) pure icing sugar, sifted
1 large egg white or 20-30ml
1 to 1 1/2 Tbs water
Food colouring, optional

Method:
STEP 1: Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.
STEP 2: Put the flour, butter, ground ginger and bicarbonate of soda in a mixing bowl.
STEP 3: Mix it all together with fingertips until crumbly.
STEP 4: Add sugar, syrup and egg and mix until it forms a firm pastry mix.
STEP 5: Using the rolling pin, roll out the pastry to about 5mm thick. Make sure the surface and the rolling pin is well dusted with flour.
STEP 6: Cut out the shapes with a knife and/or pastry cutter.
STEP 7:Place the cut out pastry on a greased or non-stick baking tray.
STEP 8: Place the baking trays in the pre-heated oven. And bake for 15 minutes (check after 10 minutes). Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
STEP 9: Make the icing by combining the icing sugar, egg white and 1Tbs of water into a bowl, then beat with an electric mixture until smooth. Add more water if necessary, until the icing is a thick yet runny consistency.
STEP 10: Place the icing into small piping bags.
STEP 11: Decorate the ginger bread cookies with the icing by piping your desired pattern.


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