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                              Gingerbread Men2
 
 Recipe By     : Good Housekeeping Cookery Book
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   12      ounces        plain flour
    1      teaspoon      bicarbonate of soda
    2      teaspoons     ground ginger
    4      tablespoons   golden syrup
    4      ounces        butter
    6      ounces        soft brown sugar
    1                    egg -- beaten
                         currants--to decorate.
 
 Grease three baking sheets.
 Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger into a bowl.  Rub the
 butter
 into the flour until the mixture looks like fine crumbs.  Stir in the
 sugar.
 Beat the syrup into the egg and stir into the bowl.
 Mix to form a dough and knead until smooth.
 Divide into two and roll out on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4
 in.
 thick.
 Using a gingerbread man cutter, cut out figures and place them on the
 baking sheets.  decorate with currants.  Bake in the oven at 375 F for
 12-15 minutes until golden.  Cool slightly then places on a wire rack.
 
 
 
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