Gingerbread Recipe

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Makes 15-20

INGREDIENTS

90g butter

Cup firmly packed soft brown sugar

Teaspoon salt

150g treacle

1 tablespoon ground ginger

Teaspoon ground cloves

Teaspoon ground cinnamon

Teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 cup (225g) plain flourTeaspoon bicarbonate of soda

METHOD

1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Line two trayswith baking paper.

2. Assemble the Scraper Mixer Pro using scraper beater. Add the butter, sugar, salt, treacle and spices in mixer bowl. Turn the mixer to Cream/Beat setting and beat for 1 minute.

3. Reduce speed to Knead /Fold setting; add remaining ingredients and mix until mixture just forms a thick dough.

4. Place dough onto a floured surface. Roll out to a 5mm thickness. Using a shaped cutter; approximately 10–12cm in size cut out shapes and place onto baking trays.

5. Bake for about 13–15 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack. Repeat with remaining dough.TIP: To make a gingerbread house the mixture needs to be doubled. We recommend using the standard paddle if doubling the recipe.Recipe provided by Sage Appliances

In Short: Gingerbread is a sweet food-product flavored with ginger and typically using honey or molasses (treacle) rather than just sugar.

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