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Make your own gingerbread house biscuits

30th November 2013

Gingerbread Houses

These adorable little gingerbread houses are great fun to bake, and decorate, and make a lovely personal Christmas gift too. Why not have a go at baking them with your child during the Christmas holidays as a fun way to pass an afternoon?

Recipe taken from The Very Best Baking Book for Children, £17.99.


To make approximately 10 biscuits:

350g (12oz) Plain Flour

1.5 teaspoons of ground ginger

1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda

100g (4oz) butter

175g (6oz) muscovado sugar

1 medium egg

2 tablespoons of golden syrup

For decorating:

Writing icing, sweets and sprinkles

Heat your oven to 180C, (350F) or gas mark 4 and place in 2 baking trays.


For a step-by-step recipe for little gingerbread houses you can download and print out this excerpt from The Very Best Baking Book for Children, £17.99.











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