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Gingerbread - Christmas Tree Decorations

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user icon by Sam A
created: 2012/11/30 changed: 2014/11/27
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Ingredients

Portions20 piece(s)
Gingerbread

  • 125 g Butter
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 90 g treacle or golden syrup
  • 330 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp bicarb of soda
  • 3 tsp ground ginger
  • extra flour
Decorations (optional)

  • Royal icing sugar
  • food colouring of choice
  • cachous
  • currants
  • choc chips, M&Ms, etc.
  • sprinkles to decorate (optional)
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20m
Preparation 10m
Baking/Cooking 10m
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Difficultyeasy
Appropriate for Thermomix ®-Beginners
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Recipe is created for
 
 Thermomix ® TM 31

Recipe's Preparation

Gingerbread

1.

Preheat oven to 160deg C.


2.

Place butter, brown sugar and treacle/golden syrup in TM. 

Cook 1min/100C/speed 2, or until butter is melted.  Cool slightly in bowl.


3.

Add flour, bicarb of soda and ginger. Mix 7sec/speed 7 to combine.


4.

Knead dough Closed lid for 1 min 30 sec. dough mode. 

Tip on to lightly floured floured surface or Thermomat and lightly knead in to a ball.


5.

Roll to a thickness of 5 - 8mm. Slightly thicker is better for hanging decorations.

Cut cookies using cutters and place on a lightly greased or lined baking tray. Reform the remaining dough in to a ball and repeat Step 5 until all dough is used up.


6.

Bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until cooked. Remove from oven and leave on tray until cool.



Decorations

Prepare Royal Icing as per directions on the pack and spread on to cooled biscuits. Use the icing to "glue" the choc chips, cachous etc onto the biscuits.



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Recipe's preparation

Gingerbread

1.

Preheat oven to 160deg C.


2.

Place butter, brown sugar and treacle/golden syrup in TM. 

Cook 1min/100C/speed 2, or until butter is melted.  Cool slightly in bowl.


3.

Add flour, bicarb of soda and ginger. Mix 7sec/speed 7 to combine.


4.

Knead dough Closed lid for 1 min 30 sec. dough mode. 

Tip on to lightly floured floured surface or Thermomat and lightly knead in to a ball.


5.

Roll to a thickness of 5 - 8mm. Slightly thicker is better for hanging decorations.

Cut cookies using cutters and place on a lightly greased or lined baking tray. Reform the remaining dough in to a ball and repeat Step 5 until all dough is used up.


6.

Bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until cooked. Remove from oven and leave on tray until cool.



Decorations

Prepare Royal Icing as per directions on the pack and spread on to cooled biscuits. Use the icing to "glue" the choc chips, cachous etc onto the biscuits.



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Tip

Treacle gives the recipe a stronger, more gingery flavour.

Adapted from "Gingerbread People", Kids' Cookbook, 2009, Igloo Books Ltd.

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Tip

Treacle gives the recipe a stronger, more gingery flavour.

Adapted from "Gingerbread People", Kids' Cookbook, 2009, Igloo Books Ltd.

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COMMENTS (2)

Yummy!!! I was worried mixture was too dry and wasn't going to roll out but it was perfect!! 

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Really tasty and the kids loved cutting out the shapes! Thank you!