|Butter||4 Ounce, softened (125 g)|
|Caster sugar||12 Ounce (315 g)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Self raising flour||9 Ounce (280 g)|
|Ground ginger||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
Grease several large baking sheets.
Beat the butter until very creamy and gradually add the sugar, beating until light.
Add the egg and blend well, then sift the flour and ginger into the mixture and stir to form a soft dough.
Make into walnut-sized balls and place them on greased baking sheets, allowing 5-7.5 cm/ 2-3 inches between them for spreading.
Bake at 170°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3 for 35-40 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack and store in an airtight tin when quite cold.
Calories 1625 Calories from Fat 443
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50 g77.5%
Saturated Fat 30.3 g151.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 227.7 mg75.9%
Sodium 1665.2 mg69.4%
Total Carbohydrates 273 g91%
Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.4%
Sugars 171 g
Protein 17 g34.5%
Vitamin A 31.1% Vitamin C 1.3%
Calcium 47.1% Iron 42.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet