This is my tweeked version of her gingernuts, which I've been making for 30 years.
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- 100 g
- 1 Tbsp
- golden syrup (rounded)
- 1 c
- 2 tsp
- ground ginger
- 1 tsp
- vanilla essence
- large egg
- 1 3/4 c
- 1 tsp
- baking soda
1Beat butter until it is creamy (soften in the microwave for 20 seconds if its hard). Add the sugar & cream together (about 3 minutes).
2Add golden syrup, egg & vanilla essence. Beat.
3Sift in flour, ginger & baking soda. Beat to combine.
4Use a 1 Tablespoon measure to scoop out dough & roll into balls.
Place on a lined baking sheet, 2" apart to allow for spreading.
Flatten with a fork (you want them about 1cm thick)
5Bake at 180C for around 10 minutes or until golden brown.