Makes about 30
delectable home-made biscuits, so more-ish that they disappear very
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
4oz soft margarine
2oz Demerara sugar
2 tablespoons golden syrup
8oz self-raising flour
Pinch of salt
4 level teaspoons ground
Half teaspoon bicarbonate
1. Heat oven to 180
2. Place the flour, salt
and ginger in a mixing bowl and mix together.
3. Put the margarine,
sugar and syrup in a small saucepan, and bring to the boil, until
margarine has melted. Add the bicarbonate of soda and beat quickly until
4. Pour it onto the flour,
and stir until you have a medium consistency. [If mixture appears to
be too greasy / soft, add a little more flour to it.]
5. Grease 2 baking sheets,
and place walnut-sized knobs of mixture onto the trays, patting down
slightly, and leaving a little space in between each.
6. Bake at 180 degrees C
for 10 minutes.
[If mixture does spread, it is easy to cut between the lines with a spatula as they come out of the oven.]
Remove onto a cooling rack, then put into a biscuit tin when cool.