Ginger Biscuits

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    • Vegetarian
  • 6 Reviews

    5 star rating

Is there anything better than the firery flavour of a proper ginger biscuit? These ginger biscuits really pack a crunch and a punch. These take 13 minutes to bake which is quicker than buying them from the shop! 

Put the kettle on and your feet up, it's time to enjoy a great classic biscuit. 


  1. Preheat the oven at 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4). Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

  2. Place the flour, bicarb, sugar and ginger in a mixing bowl and add the butter, cut into cubes.

  3. Rub the butter into the flour until it makes a crumbly mixture then add the syrup and 50g of the crystallised ginger. Mix well until the mixture binds into a soft dough. Try adding 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper and a pinch of dried chilli flakes for a spicier biscuit if liked.

  4. Roll into about 30 small balls and place well apart on the baking trays. Sprinkle with a remaining crystallised ginger and flatten slightly.

  5. Bake for 12-13 minutes until golden brown.

  6. Allow to cool and harden on the baking tray for 10 minutes before cooling.


    If you love the flavour of ginger, why not try making our gingerbread dough? Look at what you can do with it in this short video. Click here for the recipe.

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  1. 5 star rating

    Great biscuits. I personally think they need baked at a higher temperature so that they are less of a cookie and more of a biscuit.

  2. 5 star rating

    I’ve just tasted some my granddaughter made and they are the best I’ve tasted , even better than mine 👍

  3. 5 star rating

    These are exactly the kind of ginger biscuits I was looking for! So so good! The crystallised ginger is the star! I added in 1 tsp of cinnamon too!

  4. 5 star rating

    Just made these biscuits, so easy and they look and taste great. My husband has given them a 10 out of 10. Will be making them again for sure

  5. 4 star rating

    I'm having to bake double batches of these biscuits, such is the demand for them. I did increase the amount of Crystallised Ginger as we love those soft chewy pieces. These are easy to make and I reckon kids could have a go with no problems.

  6. 4 star rating

    I love these biscuits so tasty and so easy to make.
    I must admit I double the amount of ground ginger as I love ginger but the added ginger pieces make them soft and chewy. Yummy.

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