ginger soft cookies with crystallized sugar

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THE EXPERIENCE

INGREDIENTS

125g DODONI cow’s butter
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275g plain flour
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1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
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3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
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1 dessertspoon ground ginger
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1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
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1/4 teaspoon salt
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200g caster sugar
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1 egg
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1 tablespoon water
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4 tablespoons molasses
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2 tablespoons caster sugar
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recipe by:
maintanos.com
traditional
contemporary
Level of difficulty
Time needed
30 minutes
PREPARATION

Preheat oven to 180°C.
Sift together the flour, ginger, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 200g sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the water and treacle.
Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the treacle mixture. Shape dough into walnut sized balls, and roll them in the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar.

 

 

 

EXECUTION

Place the biscuits 2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking tray, and flatten slightly. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow biscuits to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.