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Gingernut Cookies Recipe – Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits

Gingernut Cookies Recipe – Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits

Ginger nut cookies have a different flavor to them from the usual cookies. These soft and chewy cookies make a perfect treat for your winter evenings.  You can serve it to your guest with a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee.  These appealing and buttery cookies is also a favorite among kids as well as youngsters.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make crumbly and delightful Ginger nut cookies. You can also store them in an air tight container and relish eating them for a longer period of time.

Directions

Getting ready:

Peel the green cardamom and crush the seeds into coarse powder along with nutmeg and cloves using mortar pestle. Keep the powder in a bowl.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsMaking:

Melt the butter and take it in a big bowl followed by brown sugar and golden syrup and mix everything thoroughly until the mixture turns even and fluffy. Then keep the mixture aside.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Now take refined flour in another bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and ginger powder in it and strain the mixture twice or thrice through a sieve so that everything is mixed nicely.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Then add the refined flour mixture in the butter-brown sugar-golden syrup mixture in two portions and mix all the ingredients together.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Add the green cardamom-cloves-nutmeg powder in the dough and mix properly. Then add 2 tsp of milk and knead the dough with hand. Dough for making gingernut cookies is ready.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Now divide the dough in equal portions and roll each lumps into smooth balls. Place them on the baking tray.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Flatten each cookie dough into cookies, keep them back on the tray and maintain some distance between them. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then keep the tray inside the oven and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check the cookies after 7 to 8 minutes.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts cookies

10 minutes later, cookies will get baked aptly. Sprinkle some powdered sugar on each cookies then place them on wire stand so that they cool down quickly. Gingernut cookies are ready.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsServing:

Serve these crusty and lip-smacking gingernut cookies along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Once the cookies cools down completely, store them in a container and relish eating for 2 months.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsSuggestion

  • Baking varies from oven to oven so first bake the cookies for 10 minutes then bake them for short time intervals while checking in-between until they get baked aptly.

Gingernut Cookies Recipe - Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1.5 cup (150 grams)
  • Brown sugar/khand – ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Butter – ¼ cup (50 grams)
  • Golden syrup – 2 tbsp
  • Powdered sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger powder – 1 tsp
  • Baking powder – ½ tsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Green cardamom – 4
  • Cloves – 4
  • Nutmeg – 2 pinch
Instructions
  1. Peel the green cardamom and crush the seeds into coarse powder along with nutmeg and cloves using mortar pestle. Keep the powder in a bowl.
  2. Melt the butter and take it in a big bowl followed by brown sugar and golden syrup and mix everything thoroughly until the mixture turns even and fluffy. Then keep the mixture aside.
  3. Now take refined flour in another bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and ginger powder in it and strain the mixture twice or thrice through a sieve so that everything is mixed nicely.
  4. Then add the refined flour mixture in the butter-brown sugar-golden syrup mixture in two portions and mix all the ingredients together.
  5. Add the green cardamom-cloves-nutmeg powder in the dough and mix properly. Then add 2 tsp of milk and knead the dough with hand. Dough for making gingernut cookies is ready.
  6. Now divide the dough in equal portions and roll each lumps into smooth balls. Place them on the baking tray.
  7. Flatten each cookie dough into cookies, keep them back on the tray and maintain some distance between them. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then keep the tray inside the oven and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check the cookies after 7 to 8 minutes.
  8. minutes later, cookies will get baked aptly. Sprinkle some powdered sugar on each cookies then place them on wire stand so that they cool down quickly. Gingernut cookies are ready.
  9. Serve these crusty and lip-smacking gingernut cookies along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Once the cookies cools down completely, store them in a container and relish eating for 2 months.