Gingerbread men

20 servings
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By Food24 November 03 2009
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Ingredients (11)

50.00 ml golden syrup
125.00 g butter — melted
30.00 ml milk
1.00 eggs
750.00 ml flour — cake
3.00 ml salt
5.00 ml Bicarbonate of soda
15.00 ml ginger — ground
125.00 ml brown sugar
0.00 sweets
0.00 butter icing
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Preheat the oven to 180 °C and grease a large baking sheet.
Beat together the syrup, butter, milk and egg.
Sift together the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl, add the egg mixture and mix to form a smooth dough.
Cover the dough with clingfilm and refrigerate until firm.
Roll out the dough to a thickness of 2 mm and cut out the gingerbread men or biscuits.
Use the leftover dough to make interesting shapes.
Arrange on the prepared baking sheet and bake for about 15 minutes or until brown.
Cool on the baking sheet for about 10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.
Decorate with sweets secured with butter icing.

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