Gingerbread houses

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Serves: 10

By Simasmum

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Ingredients

  • 100g icing sugar

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 2 tbsp golden syrup

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1 eggs

  • 175g mixed brown and white sugar

  • 1 box writing icing

  • 350g plain flour

  • 100g butter, cold

  • 1 lemon juice

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C and line two baking trays.
  2. Mix flour, spices and baking powder.
  3. Rub in the butter till the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  4. Stir in sugar.
  5. Mix in egg and syrup.
  6. Squeeze into dough, roll out and cut into house shapes.
  7. Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Leave to cool a little then transfer on to wire rack.
  9. When cool, cover some of the biscuits in white icing (mix icing sugar with a little lemon juice).
  10. Then, add roofs, windows and doors using writing icing.

Handy Hint

Make sure the white icing is completely dry before going over it.

Additional Information

  • Nut Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Christmas

  • Autumn

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • Kids can help

  • Make Ahead

  • Can Freeze

  • Kids party

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