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Spiced Christmas tree biscuits

  • Makes 30/35 biscuits
  • Easy

Spice up your Christmas tree with these easy ginger tree biscuits

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Hang tempting treats from the tree with this simple recipe from BBC Good Food, perfect for making with kids

Ingredients

  • dark muscovado sugar 175g
  • butter 100g
  • ground ginger 3 tsp
  • Ground cinnamon 1 tsp
  • Plain flour 350g
  • bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp
  • Egg 1

Method

  • Step 1

    Cream the sugar, golden syrup and butter together. Mix the spices and flour in a separate bowl. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in 1 tsp of cold water. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, add the melted sugar mix, egg and bicarbonate of soda. Mix well and put in the fridge for one hour.

  • Step 2

    Heat the oven to 190ºC or 170ºC for fan ovens. Thinly roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut into shapes with Christmas cutters, making a small hole in the top of each biscuit with a skewer.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 12-15 minutes, leave to cool and then string with ribbon. You can ice and decorate them if you’d like. Melted dark chocolate drizzled on top tasty delicious!

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