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The Easiest Gingerbread Men You Will Ever Make


  • 1 ⅔ cups of plain flour
  • ½ teaspoon of bicarbonate soda
  • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1.5 oz 45g of butter
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of golden syrup
  • 1 egg


  • Preheat oven to 160°C (350°F).
  • Place flour, bicarbonate soda, ginger and butter in a food processor and pulse a few times to combine.
  • Add sugar and pulse again.
  • Place golden syrup and egg in your Checkered Chef Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl and whisk together.
  • Pour it into the food processor and mix until a dough is formed.
  • Tip onto a floured board or bench top, roll it out with your Checkered Chef Stainless Steel Rolling Pin and cut out shapes with cookie cutters.
  • Place on a lined baking tray and put in oven for 9-10 minutes.
  • Leave on the tray for 5 minutes, then transfer to your Checkered Chef Cooling Rack until completely cool.
  • Decorate as desired!