Recipe: Gingerbread Men

What a fun way to enjoy Christmas and make Gingerbread Men with the kids! This easy-to-make ginger bread recipe, only takes a few minutes to cook using simple ingredients. Try it this holidays!


  • 350g plain flour
  • 175g light soft brown sugar
  • 100g butter
  • 1 medium egg
  • 4 tablespoons of golden syrup
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 teaspoon of ground ginger



Step 1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius

Step 2

Put the flour, butter, ground ginger and bicarbonate of soda in a mixing bowl. Mix it all together with fingertips until crumbly. Add

sugar, syrup and egg and mix until it forms a firm pastry mix.

Step 3

Using the rolling pin, roll out the pastry to about 5mm thick. Make sure the surface and the rolling pin are well dusted with flour. Cut out the shapes with a knife and/or pastry cutter

Step 4

Put on tray with baking paper

Step 5

Cook for 10 – 15 mins until golden brown

Step 6

Let cool and decorate ng tray and bake in oven at 175°C until cooked and golden.