Gingerbread cookies are wonderful cookies that bring a lot of joy, especially at Christmas time. The biscuits are made from a simple gingerbread dough, cut out and then decorated with icing. This makes the recipe easy to prepare, especially with children. The spicy dough is prepared with honey, flour, sugar, egg and gingerbread spices.
For the dough: 340 g flour 200 g cane sugar 1 teaspoon Baking powder 1 tbsp gingerbread spice 7 tbsp honey 3 tbsp butter 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tsp slightly de-oiled cocoa 1 egg 1 pinch of salt
1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and prepare a baking sheet with baking paper. Then let the honey melt on the stove.
2. Now pour the flour and baking powder through a sieve into a bowl and mix with the honey. Then add the egg, butter and cane sugar to the batter.
3. Season everything with gingerbread spices, cinnamon, cocoa and a pinch of salt. As soon as all the ingredients are well mixed together, the dough must rest in the refrigerator for about 1 hour.
4th Finally, knead and roll out the dough on a work surface sprinkled with flour. Cut out the biscuits and place on the baking sheet.
5. Bake the biscuits in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes, let them cool and decorate with icing according to this recipe.
Before the gingerbread goes into the storage box, the frosting should be completely hardened. It is best to line the box with a cloth. So that the gingerbread does not become too firm, it is advisable to put two small pieces of apples in the box, these keep the biscuits fresh and juicy.
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