280 ml Dansukker Light Syrup
225 g Dansukker Granulated Sugar
200 g butter or margarine
1 large egg
2 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
About 480 g plain flour
1 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
For the icing
240 g Dansukker Icing Sugar or Dansukker Icing Sugar with Chocolate Taste
1 egg white
2 ml (half a small teaspoon) vinegar essence
Have fun with your kids baking lovely biscuits which you can decorate your Christmas tree with! To create different shapes, use various cutters, printable templates available for download here or your own paper templates. After you finish your gingerbread men and women, stars and hearts - or any other shapes that take your fancy - get ready for the bit that is the most fun: getting your children to decorate the biscuits!
Melt the butter, sugar and syrup. Stir until the mixture cools down. Add the egg.
Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in a little water and mix in the spices. Add the flour. Form into a dough and leave overnight.
Roll out the dough and cut out various shapes. Bake at 200 °C for about 8 minutes.
Using an electric whisk, beat all the ingredients into a stiff mixture. Spoon into a plastic bag and pipe patterns onto the gingerbread biscuits.
Time for citrus
Is there anything better than to start the morning with homemade marmalade on your toast. Let the season's citrus fruits inspire you.
Warming drinks for cold weather
Here are some exciting recipes for tea, coffee and hot chocolate. They are ideal for carrying outside in a thermos or enjoying at home in the morning, afternoon or evening.
Baking with oranges and lemons
Orange and lemon are wintry flavours and make a great choice for baking. Refreshing and sour, citrus fruit also goes well with other flavours such as chocolate and caramel.
Mmm! What could be better than a rich, sumptuous chocolate cake to lift the spirits – either as an indulgent treat or to round off a meal.
We have put together some good recipes that are perfect for winter days out and can easily be packed in your thermos and backpack. Take a break and warm yourself up with delicious soups and drinks, finishing with a sweet treat to go with your coffee or juice.