To cook ginger biscuits in Europe became after the crusaders brought from their eastern campaigns various spices and spices. Tradition of oven Cookies with ginger Quickly spread, and later on the miraculousWell-known delicacies and overseas. Gingerbread - so in English-speaking countries from the end of the xv century called all sweet pastries with spices. In our region with ginger cookies met only in the beginning of the xx century.
"so simple!" Offers to cook ginger biscuits according to a traditional recipe, tested by many housewives.
- 400 g of flour
- 150 g of powdered sugar
- 70 g of butter
- 3 tsp. Honey
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp. Grated fresh ginger
- 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
- a pinch of salt
- Mix all the dry ingredients in the bowl: flour, sugar powder, cinnamon, salt. Add butter, honey, eggs and grated ginger. Stir.
- Carefully knead the mass with your hands. Roll in one big or 2 medium balls and leave in the refrigerator for an hour.
- On the flour-sprinkled surface, start rolling the dough with a rolling pin. To avoid sticking and tearing, you can put the dough between two sheets of parchment. The thickness of the formation should be 3-5 mm.
- Cut figurines with baking sheets or paper stencils. Put the products on a baking sheet covered with baking paper. If you plan to do Edible ornaments on the Christmas tree, Make holes in the biscuits at this point.
- Bake for 7-10 minutes at a temperature of 180-200 ° c. Watch carefully to avoid overdrying the product! Everything is ready, when the cookies are already browned from the bottom.
After the cookies have cooled down, proceed to theDecoration. Decorate the cookies usually with sugar glaze, which you can buy in the store, or you can cook it yourself. Take into account that you need to use it all at once.
Ingredients for sugar glaze
- 1 egg white
- 220 g of powdered sugar
- Whip the protein into a thick foam.
- Pour half of the powdered sugar. Continue to shake until the appearance of gloss.
- Pour the remaining half of the powder. Stir. Leave for 10 minutes.
- Put the glaze in the bag with the cut off corner. You can draw!
You can safely connect to the process of small assistants. They are sure to be interested in such an occupation, there is where to unwind the irrepressible children's imagination!
Show your creativity!
A little dexterity, a drop of patience and one free evening ... it's a pity there is such beauty!
Prepare for the new year and Christmas these wonderful sweet gifts and share with others. Warmth and comfort to your home!