Gingerbread cookies is one recipe which i wanted to bake for a long time. Finally made this year and it was so much fun making them and decorating time. I just went for a plain white icing and nothing fancy. You can take your own time and decorate it as you like.
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I am sure this will be fun recipe for you to bake with your kids. They will look making it and decorating it.
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Chilling Time : 1 to 2 hours
Baking Time : 10 mins
Makes: 20 cookies
Recipe Source: Sharmis Passions
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 cup + 1/4 cup (150 grams)
Brown Sugar or Demarara Sugar - 1/4 cup powdered (50 grams)
Honey - 1/4 cup (60 ml)
Unsalted Soft Butter - 1/4 cup (50 grams)
Baking Powder - 1/2 tsp
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Ginger Powder - 1 tsp
Cinnamon Powder - 1 tsp
Cloves Powder - 1/4 tsp
Nutmeg Powder - 1/4 tsp
Icing Sugar - 1/2 cup
Milk - 2 to 3 tsp
(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)
Take butter, brown sugar, honey in a bowl and whisk well till creamy.
Add in baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices and whisk well.
Now add in flour and shape it into a dough.
Wrap it in cling wrap and chill in fridge for atleast 1 to 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 180 degree C / 360 degree F.
Now roll this between two sheets of plastic wrap and cut using gingerbread shape cutter.
Arrange it in a baking pan which is lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 10 mins.
Now remove from oven and cool completely.
Now make icing, take icing sugar and milk in a bowl and whisk till thick and creamy. Pour this in a ziploc bag and snip off the edge. Decorate the cookie as you like and decorate with sugar silver balls.
|take ingredients for cookies|
|take soft butter in a bowl|
|add brown sugar|
|add in honey|
|add baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices|
|shape it into a dough|
|place it in a sheet of plastic wrap|
|cover it up and chill in fridge for 1 to 2 hours|
|i used the plain gingerbread cutter and the unique cutter which i got few years back|
|now take the dough out, place it between two sheets of plastic wrap|
|roll it out|
|peel off the top layer of plastic wrap|
|cut out cookies|
|arrange it in a baking pan, place this in fridge for 10 mins if the cookies are too warm|
|bake till done|
|remove to cooling rack and cool completely|
|take icing sugar in a bowl|
|make it into a thick paste like|
|spoon this into ziploc bag|
|cut off the edge|
|decorate as you like|