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Dunking Jacks

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  Self-raising flour 12 Ounce (375 Gram)
  Ground ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Soda bicarbonate 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Granulated sugar 8 Ounce (200 Gram Plus Extra For Dusting)
  Unsalted butter 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Black treacle 4 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten

1. Sift the flour, ginger, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a bowl and stir in the sugar. Put the butter and treacle in a saucepan and heat gently until the butter is melted, remove from the heat and leave to cool for 15 minutes.
2. Beat the cooled butter mixture into the dry ingredients with the milk and egg and mix together until evenly combined, then knead briefly until smooth.
3. Take 15 g (1/2 oz) pieces of dough and roll them into balls. Flatten them into 5 cm (2 inch) discs and place them, slightly apart, on 2 large, lightly oiled baking sheets.
4. Sprinkle the biscuits with a little granulated sugar and bake in a preheated oven, 180°C (350°F), Gas Mark 4, for 13-15 minutes until evenly browned. Leave to cool on the baking sheets for 2 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Repeat with the remaining dough to make 40-44 biscuits.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3182 Calories from Fat 893

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g156.3%

Saturated Fat 60.9 g304.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 456.8 mg152.3%

Sodium 6146 mg256.1%

Total Carbohydrates 531 g177.1%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.2%

Sugars 269.2 g

Protein 43 g87%

Vitamin A 62.3% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 157% Iron 174.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dunking Jacks Recipe