Ginger Snaps

Looks like a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon!

Cooking with Corinna

Bored on Sunday afternoon I decided to make some biscuits. All the ingredients for ginger snaps are likely to be found in your kitchen cupboards already, so they don’t require a specific trip to the shops. They’re really quick and easy to make, and if you like your biscuits really gingery you can add another teaspoon, or two!


Butter – 2oz/60g

Golden syrup – 3oz/90g

Self-raising flour – 4oz/125g

Ground ginger – 3 teaspoons

Ground mixed spice or all spice – 1 teaspoon

Bicarbonate of soda – ½ teaspoon

Golden caster sugar – 1 tablespoon

Equipment: Small saucepan, large mixing bowl, wooden spoon, sieve, 2 baking sheets, baking paper.


  1. Add the butter and golden syrup to the saucepan and melt on a low heat. Leave to cool.
  2. Line the baking sheets with the baking paper, and preheat oven to 180°C/Fan 160°C/Gas 4.
  3. Sift flour, spices and bicarb into…

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