• 50g butter
  • 100g soft light brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 100g plain flour
  • 2 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • A pinch of salt


Beat the butter, sugar, egg and syrup together in a large bowl until fluffy and slightly paler in colour.
Sift over the dry ingredients and mix to form dough. Dip a round measurement teaspoon in a glass of water and scoop up a slightly rounded teaspoon of dough, then drop on to a baking tray. Bake biscuits for 14-16 minutes until brown around the edges. remove from oven and leave to cool for 5 minutes.
Transfer to wire rack. Enjoy!

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