Stained glass window gingerbread

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Yields1 Serving

 12oz plain flour
 1/2 tspn salt
 2-3 tspn ground ginger
 1 tspn cinnamon ( optional )
 1 tspn bicarbonate of soda
 3.5oz butter
 6oz soft brown sugar
 1 beaten egg
 4 tblspn golden syrup
 Some boiled fruit sweets

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Heat oven to 180c

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Mix the flour , salt , bicarbonate of soda , ginger , and cinnamon ( if using )

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Rub in the butter until it resembles fine breadcrumbs

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Stir through the sugar, then get your hands back in to mix as soft brown sugar tends to clump

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Beat the egg and add in the syrup . Coat the spoon in a little oil to make the syrup easier to fall from the spoon

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Add this to the dry mix and combine

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You make think the mix will not come together. But get your hands I'm and bring it together

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Smash your sweets with a rolling pin

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Roll out the dough on a floured surface

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Cut into shapes . Cot a hole in the middle of each shape

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Put on a lined baking tray . Fill the hole with crushed sweets . Use a straw to make a joke to thread ribbon through so you can hang on the tree and bake for 10-15 minutes

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Leave to cool fully on the tray . Make sure the hole is still visible for the ribbon

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When cooled you can decorate with glacé icing if liked

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Hang on the tree on Christmas Eve .

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To make biscuits just cut shapes and bake .

Ingredients

 12oz plain flour
 1/2 tspn salt
 2-3 tspn ground ginger
 1 tspn cinnamon ( optional )
 1 tspn bicarbonate of soda
 3.5oz butter
 6oz soft brown sugar
 1 beaten egg
 4 tblspn golden syrup
 Some boiled fruit sweets

Directions

1

Heat oven to 180c

2
3
4
5

Mix the flour , salt , bicarbonate of soda , ginger , and cinnamon ( if using )

6
7
8
9

Rub in the butter until it resembles fine breadcrumbs

10
11
12

Stir through the sugar, then get your hands back in to mix as soft brown sugar tends to clump

13
14
15
16

Beat the egg and add in the syrup . Coat the spoon in a little oil to make the syrup easier to fall from the spoon

17
18
19
20

Add this to the dry mix and combine

21
22
23
24

You make think the mix will not come together. But get your hands I'm and bring it together

25
26
27

Smash your sweets with a rolling pin

28
29
30

Roll out the dough on a floured surface

31
32
33
34

Cut into shapes . Cot a hole in the middle of each shape

35
36
37

Put on a lined baking tray . Fill the hole with crushed sweets . Use a straw to make a joke to thread ribbon through so you can hang on the tree and bake for 10-15 minutes

38
39
40
41

Leave to cool fully on the tray . Make sure the hole is still visible for the ribbon

42
43
44

When cooled you can decorate with glacé icing if liked

45
46
47
48

Hang on the tree on Christmas Eve .

49
50
51
52

To make biscuits just cut shapes and bake .

Stained glass window gingerbread