Gingerbread - Christmas Tree Decorations Recipe is not tested
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created: 2012/11/30 changed: 2014/11/27

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Gingerbread - Christmas Tree Decorations

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Ingredients

20 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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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.

  7. Decorations
  8. 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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  • Great recipe!
    Submitted by Kymshep on 15. January 2016 - 12:51.

    Great recipe!

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  • So easy and tasty! Thank you!
    Submitted by Emmyh on 12. December 2015 - 11:59.

    So easy and tasty! Thank you!

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  • Love this recipe! So easy and
    Submitted by megjstark on 12. December 2015 - 11:38.

    Love this recipe! So easy and quick and everytime the dough comes out prefect to then roll and cut out shapes, and the biscuits taste fantastic! 

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  • Great recipe, so yummy, thank
    Submitted by Taz1106 on 8. December 2015 - 00:27.

    Great recipe, so yummy, thank you, 

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  • Yummy!!! I was worried
    Submitted by Gemmadek on 2. December 2014 - 20:45.

    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
    Submitted by Shazzad on 9. December 2013 - 15:39.

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

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