Easter gingerbread bunnies

Gingerbread Bunnies

A good gingerbread bunny isn’t just for kids! These treats will make you the star of the campground. This dough is very forgiving, so even the little ones can give it a try.


MAKES ABOUT 10 BUNNIES

INGREDIENTS:

  • 100g butter
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 100g brown (or dark) sugar
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 225g plain flour
  • 150g icing sugar

METHOD:

  1. Heat butter, syrup and sugar in a saucepan until melted, stirring occasionally. Leave to cool slightly.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the bicarb, ginger, cinnamon and flour.
  3. Pour in the wet syrup mixture and, using your hands, make a soft dough.
  4. Lay it onto a sheet of baking paper in a baking tray, cover with a second piece, and roll the dough to a thickness of about ½cm. Refrigerate for at least an hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 190°.
  6. Cut out your bunnies with a cookie cutter and place on your baking tray.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, depending on your dough’s thickness, remove from heat and leave to cool.
  8. Mix icing sugar with 3-4 tablespoons of water to create a thick icing.
  9. Decorate your cooled bunnies and enjoy!
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