RECIPE

Easy home made ginger nuts

These biscuits are similar to redheads in both sight and taste

In Summary

• Golden in colour, sweet and spicy in flavour, these biscuits are similar to redheads in both sight and taste 

• The preparation time of 15 minutes and cooking time of 15 minutes

Homemade ginger nuts
Homemade ginger nuts
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU

Golden in colour, sweet and spicy in flavour, these biscuits are similar to redheads in both sight and taste.

The preparation time of 15 minutes and cooking time of 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 90g butter
  • 1/3 cup (110g) brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup (175g) golden syrup
  • 1 1/3 cup (225g) plain flour
  • ¾ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

 

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat oven to moderate 180 to 160 degrees fan-forced. Grease oven trays

Step 2

In a small saucepan, combine butter, sugar and golden syrup over heat until all butter is melted.

Step 3

Remove from heat, stir in sifted dry ingredients. Stand until mixture feels warm to the touch

Step 4

Roll 2 level teaspoon portions of the mixture into balls and place about 3cm apart on prepared trays, flatten slightly

Step 5

Bake the biscuit for about 12 minutes or until browned. Loosen biscuits and cool on trays.