Grantham Gingerbreads

lynne cox

By
@nightwing451

When i was young back in my teens, myself and a friend used to make copious amounts of these biscuits, which we would sit an eat together, whilst solving all our problems usually relating to Boys!! So when you got the call saying its "Grantham Time" you knew you were in for a treat and, be able to solve the problems of a teenage world all at the same time!! Enjoy x

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
With their lovely Gingery smell these cookies dissapear fast :D
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
self raising flour
1 1/2 to 2 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 c
butter, you can use margarine but the butter gives a better flavor.
1 2/3 c
castor sugar
1
egg lightly beaten

Step-By-Step

1Preheat the oven to 150°C (300°F or Gas mark 2 or 140°C for a fan oven).
2Sift the flour and ginger into a bowl, and in a second bowl whisk the butter and sugar a hand held whisk is ideal for this.
3In a second bowl whisk the butter and sugar a hand held whisk is ideal for this.
4Prepare two baking sheets by either greasing or lining them with a non-stick tray liner.
5Add the egg to the butter and sugar making sure to mix it in well.
6Add the flour and ginger to the rest of the ingredients a little at a time to form a stiff dough.
7Break of pieces of dough about the size of walnut and place on your baking sheets. making sure to leave some space around them as they will flatten and spread out in the oven.
8Bake in the centre of your oven for 40 - 45 minutes. Then place them on a cooling rack for a few minutes, before tucking in!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #Ginger, #Cookies, #Biscuits