recipe for ginger bread
350g plain flour
1 tea spoon bicarbonate of soda
1 1/2 ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
150g light brown sugar
4 tbsp golden syrup (corn syrup)
half an grated orange zest
first pre-heat oven at 180c, then sift flour, ginger, cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda in to a bowl and put to one side,
then in a pan on a medium heat add sugar, butter and syrup, and melt together gently.
then remove from heat and add to the bowl with the flour ect, and stir in, wait till cool enough to handle and knead in to dough. then roll out and cut with cookie cutter and put on a tray lined with baking paper, take a cocktail stick to make a whole for string, then bake for 5-8 mins
what you need to decorate
white royal icing
once the cookies have cooled, roll out royal icing and cut with the gingerbread man cutter, and brush on some water and stick on to the cookie.
leave to firm up for 10 mins then take the food pens and draw on flowers.
next take the sprinkle and empty them into a plate and pick out the green ones and press them in to the icing to look like petals. then thread some string through the wholes and they are ready to hand and eat.
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