Saturday, 1 August 2009

Oaty Ginger Biscuits

Makes approximately 15 biscuits
175g/6oz plain flour
15g/0.5oz baking powder
55g/2oz rolled oats
115g/4oz butter/margarine, softened
115g/4oz granulated sugar
115g/4oz stem ginger, finely chopped
25g/1oz golden syrup

Preheat oven to 170'C

1. Mix together the flour, baking powder and oats.

2. Rub in butter/margarine until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.

3. Add sugar, ginger and syrup and mix to a stiff dough.

4. Place on a lightly floured surface and form into a roll approximately 6cm in diameter.

5. Slice into 1.5cm thick discs and place on a greased baking tray.

6. Bake for about 15 minutes, until pale brown.

7. Cool slightly on tray before moving to a cooling rack.