Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
16th - 22nd
October 2017

Gingerbread

Baking With Kids
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Cooking time: 
15-30 minutes
Serves: 
6
Preparation time: 
15-30 minutes
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Ingredients: 
  • 140g Slightly Salted Butter, softened
  • 75g Billington’s Golden Granulated Sugar
  • 130g Wholemeal Plain flour
  • 20g cornflour
  • 4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Cake Decorations
Equipment: 
  • Gingerbread Men cutters
  • Rolling pin
  • Pyrex Non-Stick Baking Tray
Method: 
  • Heat the oven to 180°C (350°F Gas 4)
  • Grease the Pyrex Non-Stick Baking Tray with some butter or cover with a baking mat
  • Cream the butter and sugar together until mixture turns white
  • Sift the flour and ginger into the mixture and fold in gently
  • Stir in the beaten egg and Vanilla Extract and mix to a firm dough.
  • Knead lightly then wrap in cling film and chill for at least 2 hours
  • Roll out the mixture on a floured table until approx ¼ “ thick then cut out gingerbread shapes. Place on the baking tray.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown, leave to firm then transfer to a wire rack to cool
  • Decorate with icing / chocolate buttons if you wish