Ginger Biscuits Recipe
Did someone say Ginger Biscuits? Yep, we heard right. If you haven’t had ginger biscuits before, you’re missing out! Not to worry, after this read, you’ll have a chance to make the best ginger biscuits with a buzz.
Not only are they delicious, but they are also some of the healthiest biscuits on the market. Ginger is a highly craved ingredient as it gives amazing flavors to food.
Ginger biscuits contain gingerol that has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects that aid in digestion, nausea as well as the common cold and flu.
Ginger biscuits were originated from gingerbread which became more popular in the 18th century after the first bake was mentioned back in 1793.
It became so popular that it was a treat in medieval European festivals and fairs. Presently, one of the must-have ginger biscuits is the McVitie’s Ginger Nut Biscuit.
Enough with the chit chat. Let’s dive into things. We’ll be showing you how to make the best ginger biscuits ever in a flash.
On average, the preparation time is 15 minutes and will be ready in a jiffy; only 8-15 minutes wait time.
Tools Needed For Recipes
- 2 Baking trays
- Wooding spoon
- Measuring cup
Ginger Biscuit Recipe
2 tablespoons grated ground ginger
3/4 cups butter
1 cup brown sugar
3 cups plain flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup golden syrup
1 tablespoon boiling water
- At 180 degrees Celsius, preheat the oven.
- With low heat, melt the sugar, butter, golden syrup, cinnamon and ginger using a saucepan. Whisk well and allow it to cool.
- Using the baking paper, line 2 baking trays.
- Mix the flour, bicarbonate of soda, ground ginger and water in the bowl using a wooden spoon.
- Add the sugar mixture to the flour and mix until fully combined.
- Full teaspoon with the mixture then roll into balls. Using the tines of the fork, flatten the mixture. Do not put the biscuit mixture too close to each other.
- Bake for 10 minutes and put to cool.
For a serving size of 1 biscuit (12g) – Calories 55
That’s it! Just 7 easy steps and you’re all done with these soft and delicious ginger biscuits. If you’re a fan of harder biscuits, not to worry, you can leave them in the oven for another 3-5 minutes.
Enjoying the flavor? Stick around longer. We’re just getting started.
Here are some ginger biscuits that you must try!
McVitie’s Ginger Nut Biscuit Recipe
- 1/3 cup caster sugar
- 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
- 1/2 cup self-rising flour
- 2 teaspoon grounded ginger
- 50g (1/3 cup) unsalted melted butter
- 2 tablespoon golden syrup
- At 190 degrees Celsius (gas 5 or fan 1720), preheat the oven.
- Using the baking paper, line 2 baking trays.
- Into a bowl, sieve the soda, flour and ginger then stir the sugar in.
- Add the melted butter and the syrup into the flour bowl and still until the mixture looks like soft dough.
- Separate the dough in half then cut each of them into 8pieces.
- Roll both sets of 8 into a ball and put on baking trays. Ensure that they are not too close to each other. After that, slightly flatten them.
- Leave to bake for 12-14 minutes. They should be golden with an opening at the top.
- Put to cool for about 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack.
For a serving size of 1 biscuit (10.1g) – Calories 47
Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookie Recipe
Yum, Yum! Have you ever tried soft ginger cookies? Well, you’re in luck. They’re like no other. Unlike ginger snap which can be hard at times, these ginger cookies are soft and juicy. The molasses ingredient that’s added to these ginger cookies helps to maintain that soft chewy feel. Want to see what I’m talking about? Here’s the recipe, you won’t be disappointed.
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 large room temperature egg
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cups softened butter tablespoon granulated sugar
- At 177 degrees Celsius, preheat the oven.
- Line the baking tray with baking sheets.
- Using a shifter, put the baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt into the bowl.
- Mix the butter and brown sugar in a bowl until fluffy and light.
- Beat the egg then add the molasses. After that, add the sifted mixture into the molasses mixture.
- Rolling the dough into the granulating sugar, shape it into 1 inch sized balls.
- Place the cookies in the baking trays and slightly flatten. Ensure that they are a few inches apart.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes the cool.
- That was quick right? Easy to make ginger cookies. Now you and your family can enjoy those lovely treats; the kids will be a big fan!
Ginger Biscuit Storage
Looking to pack away some of these delicacies? Well, look no further. These ginger biscuits can be stored in an airtight container for up to a month or even longer. Talk about ginger preservatives. You can also keep them in the fridge to maintain their features but try not to store different types of ginger biscuits together because it can interfere with the texture.