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Try this Christmas classic using Lurpak Unsalted Butter!

Ingredients

  • 60g Lurpak® Unsalted Butter

  • 75g soft light brown sugar

  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1tbsp black treacle

  • 2-3 tbsp milk

  • 225g plain flour plus extra for dusting

  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

Method

  • 1.

    Line 2 large baking sheets with baking paper and set aside.

  • 2.

    In a large bowl, whisk together the Lurpak® and sugar. Beat until the mixture is light and fluffy. Stir in the cinnamon, ginger, treacle and milk. Beat until smooth and well combined.

  • 3.

    Fold in the flour and bicarbonate of soda and beat with a wooden spoon until the mixture comes together.

  • 4.

    Tip the mixture onto a lightly floured work surface and shape the dough into a ball and flatten. Wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge for one hour.

  • 5.

    Lightly flour the work surface again and roll out the dough until about 3mm thick. Using a cutter of your choice, cut out the biscuits and place onto the baking trays.

  • 6.

    Return the biscuits to the fridge to chill for 30 minutes. Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas mark 4.

  • 7.

    Cook the biscuits for 10 – 12 minutes or until cooked. Remove the biscuits from the oven and leave to cool for 5 minutes. Transfer the biscuits to a cooling rack and leave to cool completely.

  • 8.

    Dust the biscuits with icing sugar or decorate with runny icing to serve.

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