Ginger cookies

Just in time before we find ourselves face to face with the holiday season and just before closing the year, here there is a new recipe..:) I haven´t published a lot of recipes during this year, but that was fo a good reason…so now, I writing this post with a beautiful baby girl by my side 🙂

img_20161214_133701

Now with a lot of good energy, getting strong to start and slowly get back again to the ‘baking world’

Very easy gingerbread recipe:

Ingredients:

125 gr butter (at room temperature)

250 gr of flour

1 trickle of milk

180 gr brown sugar

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon ground ginger

1 beaten egg

A pinch of ground cardamom (optional)

Vanilla

1/2 tablespoon of chemical yeast

Agave syrup (optional)

For glaze:

2 egg whites

4 tablespoons of dusting sugar

img_20161213_171409

Preparation:

Soften the butter and mix well with the sugar, then add the beaten egg, the vanilla essence, the dash of milk and the syrup of agave (optional) mix well. Then add to the butter mixture the flour, cinnamon, ginger and yeast, all sieved, mix well until all the ingredients are integrated.

Make a ball with the dough and if you have the time let it rest in the refrigerator  half an hour or one hour; Then flatten the dough with the help of a rolling pin and then make the Christmas figures with cookie cutters.

img_20161214_132146

img_20161214_131724

Put in the oven at 180ºC for about 10/15 minutes or when they get brown around the edges, let them cool down.

img_20161214_132715

The glaze:

Whisk the egg whites, add the sugar little by little and continue beating a few more minutes until it has a higher consistency but not meringue (here you can also add a little bit of vanilla essence). With the help of a pastry sleeve, decorate to your taste.

img_20161214_132743

They are very rich and they have a juicy texture; also very appropriate to do with children on Xistmas dates.

img_20161214_133503

img_20161214_144917

Enjoy!!

Etiquetado en:

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *