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St Nick's Reindeer Biscuits



80 piece(s)

  • 4 centimetre cinnamon stick, or 2 teasp ground cinnamon
  • 1 nutmeg, whole, or 1 teasp ground nutmeg
  • 12 cloves whole, or 1/2 teasp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tablespoon cardamon pods, or 1/2 teasp ground cardamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 550 gram Self Raising Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 orange zest
  • 200 gram Caster Sugar (or milled from raw)
  • 200 gram Butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Pre Heat oven 175 degrees. Line Baking tray with Baking PaperThis recipe is much tastier if using whole spices rather than powder.

    Add Cardamon pods 20 secs speed 7. Remove husks and unopened pods. 

    Add Cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves mill 1 min speed 9 

    Add ginger powder, flour and baking powder. Mix 10 sec speed 7 

    Set Aside 

    Add lemon and orange zest mill 10 sec speed 9 

    Add butter and heat 1 min 60 degrees speed 4 

    Add Eggs and Sugar beat  15 sec speed 5 

    Add flour mixture mix 40 sec speed  4. Scrape down sides  10 sec speed  4 

    Roll out on floured surface or thermomat. 

    Use gingerbread man cutter place on baking tray baking 10 -15 mins.

    When cool decorate



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Use gingerbread man cutter upside down to make reindeers.  Decorate with Royal Icing (or pick up icing kit from supermarket and use the white and brown colours. The noses are like mini  MNM’s  and in baking section of the supermarket.

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  • Lovely tasting. I made my

    Submitted by LizzyLoc on 13. December 2015 - 18:11.

    Lovely tasting. I made my biscuits quite thick so they didn't keep falling apart. The mixture is short not dry. Thank you 

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  • I followed this from scratch

    Submitted by The Kissell Clan on 28. June 2015 - 19:42.

    I followed this from scratch , step by step, and I have to say it created the MOST delicious gingerbread dough I have EVER eaten. But please help me work out what I did wrong to get such a dry, crumbly dough. No idea where I went wrong tmrc_emoticons.-(

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  • These were a hit at last

    Submitted by Jane.s on 24. December 2014 - 08:29.

    These were a hit at last night's Xmas get together.  Very clever and delicious!

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  • Wanting to make these for

    Submitted by kdeatta on 8. December 2014 - 11:34.

    Wanting to make these for Christmas hampers but wondering how long they will stay fresh for.

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