I thought these biscuits would be the perfect accompaniment to my previous recipe post of lemongrass and ginger tea, which you can check out here. As ginger was one of my January favourites, and a few of you asked for some recipes to inspire you to eat more, I decided to do another recipe post.
My lovely boyfriend Rob is actually the creator of this recipe, and it is him who has made these delicious biscuits! If you want to see more of him, then check out my ‘Boyfriend Does My Make-up’ post here.
Preparation time: 20mins
Cooking time: 15-20mins
- 50g butter (unsalted)
- 50g golden syrup
- 50g ground brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground allspice
- 2 teaspoons finely chopped ginger (can be bought chopped, or freshly cut yourself from a root, as I prefer)
- 2 teaspoons of oil
Step 1: Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper, spread the oil on the paper. Set the oven to 180 degrees (160 for fan ovens/gas mark 4 for gas ovens).
Step 2: Melt the butter with the golden syrup and brown sugar over a hob on a low heat
Step 3: Remove from the heat, mix in the flour ground ginger, chopped ginger and allspice (use a sieve if you are a perfectionist, but being a student I don’t have one). Continue to mix until the mixtures forms into a smooth brown dough.
Step 4: Using 2 teaspoons shape the dough into balls and space them a couple of inches apart from each other on the baking tray (as they will sink in the oven – the first time I attempted to make these biscuits they came out as a traybake, but it was still yummy!)
Step 5: Place the baking tray in the oven and bake for 15-20mins. 15mins will give them a softer texture (which I prefer) and 20mins a more snappy texture (which my boyfriend prefers!).
Step 6: Remove from oven and allow to cool on the tray for 10mins.
Step 7: Enjoy!
I really hope you guys enjoyed this second foodie post, if you’d like to see more of this kind of thing then let me know!