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Gingerbread recipe


  • 375g Plain Flour
  • 1 teaspoons Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 3 teaspoons Ground Ginger
  • 120g Unsalted Butter (cold & cubed)
  • 175g Light Brown Sugar
  • 5 tablespoons Golden Syrup
  • 1 Large Egg


  • Preheat your oven to 190C/180C Fan and line 3-4 Baking trays with Parchment paper (or do it in two batches if you only have two trays!)

  • Add the flour, Bicarbonate of Soda, and Ginger to a large bowl and add the Cold, Cubed Butter to the bowl 

  • Rub together with your fingers until it resembles breadcrumbs! (Or mix the four ingredients in a food processor till its breadcrumbs!)

  • Mix the sugar into the mix and combine, and then add the Golden Syrup and Egg - beat with a spatula/your hands until it is a smooth dough.

  • Knead the biscuit dough, and then Roll the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface.

  • Roll it out to 1/2cm thickness and cut out your desired shapes!

  • Place them on the lined baking trays and bake in the oven for 10-11 minutes, cool on a wire rack fully, and then decorate how you please!