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Gingerbread People

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Soda bicarbonate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Soft brown sugar 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Golden syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Teaspoon
  Currants 2 Tablespoon (For The Decoration)
  Glace cherries 3 Tablespoon (For The Decoration)
Directions

Sift the flour, soda and spices into a bowl.
Place the fat, sugar and syrup in a pan over low heat until melted.
Cool, then mix into the flour with the milk to make a firm dough.
Wrap in polythene and chill for 30 minutes.
Turn the dough on to a floured surface and roll out to a 5 mm / 1/4 inch thickness.
Using gingerbread cutters, cut out 12 figures.
Press on currants for buttons and eyes and pieces of glace cherry for mouths.
Place on greased baking sheets.
Bake in a preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, until firm.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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