It is great to see more bakers busy at home. Here is a video to help you make gingerbread people at home. Thanks Margaret and family! The recipe is below.

Gingerbread People

  • 250g plain flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 75g butter
  • 75g brown sugar
  • 50g golden syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon bread soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add bread soda, the egg yolk and golden syrup and mix well.
  4. Sift flour and spices into a bowl and then mix well with the other ingredients.
  5. Shape into a ball and then knead lightly. Make it into a ball.
  6. Cover the dough and chill it for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  7. Thinly roll out the dough and use a cutter if you have one.
  8. Put them on a greased baking sheet and put them in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
  9. When cool, decorate them!