ginger bread men out and about


hippy gingerbread man

it’s a little cold out today

crime scene

comes from a big family

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Ginger Bread

125 grams softened butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 beaten egg

2 tsp vanilla

1/2 cup golden syrup

4 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tps cardamom

3 cups plain flour

1 tsp bicarbonate soda

Mix wet ingredients together. Mix dry ingredients together. Mix them all together. Knead it a little on a floured surface, until you get a smooth dough. Let it rest in the fridge for 1/2 an hour, then roll out dough .5cm thickness (or thicker if you prefer) and shape.

Bake at 190C for approximately 20 minutes, or until light golden.

Cool and then dress appropriately.

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26 thoughts on “ginger bread men out and about

  1. How they don’t just turn cannibal and gobble each other up I just don’t know. In any case I know they wouldn’t last a minute in my household…particularly that dapper one with the hat and scarf.

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  2. Thanks everyone πŸ™‚
    These guys were too much fun to play with. At one point I did wonder why I was crocheting a hat and scarf for a gingerbread man, but then thought…hey, ’cause I can.
    I had to stop my self from setting up a lot more scenes for the little guy. The Monkeys thought he was a hoot!

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  3. I LOVE this! I decorate my gingerbread guys, too- but Have never thought to crochet (read knit, since I can’t crochet) a hat and scarf. So cute, Brydie! You’ve inspired me to step it up a notch!

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