Thursday, 9 April 2015

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies

“Mamma I have a suggestion for your next baking project.”

This sentence is enough to scare me!


I go off baking!
But it was Christmas time!! The request was for Gingerbread Cookies.
Thought I was not sure if they will like the cookies accepted and said #FireUpYourOven".

I was quite surprised they liked it but then the hint of ginger in these cookies was tantalizing not overpowering as I assumed.

I choose to make them molasses free as I do not have access to molasses. I assume with molasses will taste just as awesome.

Gingerbread Cookies

Recipe Source: Here 
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 ½ cup Maida/APF
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp clove
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp ground ginger

Method:
  • Cream together softened butter, brown sugar and white sugar till it becomes pale.
  • Beat in the egg.
  • In a separate bowl blend the dry ingredients.
  • Blend in the butter mixture until well mixed and your dough form a ball.
  • Flatten the dough and wrap in cling film and refrigerate for at least ½ an hour.
  • Once ready to bake, preheat the oven to 180C/ 350°F.
  • Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface till about 1/8 inch thick, cut in shapes (I did not).
  • Transfer on a lightly greased mould keeping space in between the cookies as they will spread.
  •  Bake for about 7 minutes or golden brown around the edges.
  • Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Once cool you can frost them or eat them plain. In my house we had them plain.
Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies


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12 comments:

  1. i also plan to make ginger cookies but am skeptical about the taste but will take ur recipe and tip

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  2. Am an ardent fan of ginger flavoured bakes, but unfortunately none at home likes it, wish i get some cookies from u.

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  3. Love the ginger flavored cookies. Should try some soon.

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  4. I prefer to eat them plain and i love that flavor of ginger in every bite!! truly tantalizing!!!

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  5. Gingerbread cookies and Xmas are like a pair .. These have come out so well... I shud try these in an eggless version

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  6. I like the spicy taste of ginger but others hate it. So I have been skeptical about trying these...

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  7. Loved spiced cookies! My kids also love the ginger flavor in the cookies.

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  8. Very flavorful spiced cookies.

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  9. Love the color and delicious looking cookies..

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  10. The cookies have turned out so well Archana! I also have an eggless version bookmarked. God knows when I am going to bake it...

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  11. should have been so flavorful and delicious!!! yummm

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  12. I remember these from my schooldays, it seems they do not make these any more. Never mind we can get from ARchanas Bakery :))

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