Sunday, 18 November 2012

Bake: Christmas Ginger Creams

This is a really simple idea for a Christmas treat. Decorate the ginger creams with dipped white chocolate and icing writing holly leaves, pop in cute bags with Christmas ribbon and boom - Christmas treats, done.

What you will need:

For the biscuits:
50g (2 oz) butter
100g (4 oz) caster sugar
1 egg
100g (4 oz) treacle
100ml (4 fl oz) water
250g (9 oz) sifted plain flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • For the icing:
  • 100g (4 oz) sifted icing sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons double cream

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