This delicious, simple recipe is great to get your children into the kitchen.


  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup

  • 125g butter, melted

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 185g sugar

  • 300g self raising flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 170C.

  • 2.

    Place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well to combine to form a dough.

  • 3.

    Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface.

  • 4.

    Using a cookie cutter cut out gingerbread men (or any other shape).

  • 5.

    Place on a greased oven tray and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until a delicate golden brown.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (10 servings)

  • Energy 290kj
  • Fat Total 10g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Sugar 18g
  • Sodium 162mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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ginger bread yummmmmmmmmm and its easy