Orange Gingernut Biscuits

Makes 15-20

350g

Gilchesters Farmhouse Strong Wheat Flour


Pinch

Salt


200g

Caster Sugar


1tbsp

Ground Ginger


1tsp

Bicarbonate of Soda


125g

Butter


75g

Golden Syrup


1

Egg (beaten)


1tsp

Grated Orange Rind


Method

Preheat the oven to 160°C , and lightly grease your baking trays to make 15-20 biscuits.

Sieve the flour, salt and caster sugar, ginger and bicarbonate of soda into a large mixing bowl.

Heat the syrup and butter together in a pan on a very low heat until all the butter has melted. Set aside until it cools slightly.

Add the butter mixture to the dry ingredients, add the egg and orange rind and mix thoroughly. Using your hand mould the dough into 15-20 even sized balls.

Place on baking trays well apart from each other then flatten slightly with your fingers.

Place in the oven for 15-20 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Enjoy!

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