Christmas Preparations: Golden Gingerbread Biscuits


We’ve been baking these delicious gingerbread biscuits for the past 6 years, shared by our very dear playgroup leader. They make such a welcomed gift to friends, family and teachers. An easy recipe to make with children, not overly sweet and a simple ritual to add to your annual festive season preparations. As always, try to source organic and local ingredients, and don’t worry about the mess….That’s part of the fun. Enjoy x

golden gingerbread biscuits 
100 grams soft butter
50 grams brown sugar
150 grams molasses
1 egg
360 grams plain or spelt flour
pinch of sea salt
1/2 teaspoon bicarb
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons ginger
Mix all together, bake in moderate oven until golden.
Bake away x





  1. jo on December 22, 2012 at 8:40 am

    great recipe and so very good timing. we are planning to bake gingerbread tomorrow and your recipe is so much better than mine on the sugar front (mine has around 400 grams of sugar!) i was going to google a new recipe but you have saved me the trouble. love that it has molasses too! merry christmas!

  2. ashley on December 22, 2012 at 10:35 am

    gingerbread is one of the things that i could eat year round. simply divine. but oh so good when it is cold outside with a cup of hot cocoa. love these little shapes. looks like a great recipe. xx ashley

  3. Catherine on December 22, 2012 at 10:35 am

    Yours look so good Natalie, such a lovely colour. I've seen a few recipes with molasses but have never tried a recipe using it before I might have to give it a try next time. We made some just the other day the girls quite enjoyed themselves especially the icing of them:) x

  4. Nic on December 22, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Hi Nat, they look great! I love gingerbread. Just leaving a response here to the sugar post you wrote earlier this year, and you mentioned de-stressing foods, incl. salt, sugar, starch etc- I thought I'd let you know that the kinesiologist consistently tests for me that I need more sea salt to calm my adrenals- apparently it's 1/4 tsp of salt per litre of water drunk. Just thought you might find that interesting 🙂 Merry Christmas to you xxx

  5. jo on December 23, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    i just wanted to say that we made these today and have declared them the best ever! beautiful flavour! oh how i love gingerbread!

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