Ginger Bread Man

Ingredients for Ginger Bread Man:

1. Maida – 3.5 cups

    Baking soda – 1 small spoon

    Cloves and cinnamon powdered – ½ small spoon (together)

    Dry ginger powder – 1 small spoon

    Salt – ½ small spoon

2. Butter – ¼ cup

   Brown sugar – ½ cup

   Jaggery melted – ½ cup

3. Water – ¼ cup

4. Icing sugar -1/4 cup

    Food colour – A few drops (optional)

How to prepare Ginger Bread Man?

1. Pre-heat oven in 180 degree Celsius.

2. Blend together ingredients no: 1.

3. Mix ingredients no: 2 in another bowl.

4. Add water along with maida mixture to sugar mixture.

5. Mix all ingredients together and knead soft dough.

6. Spread the dough on a surface and cut shapes using ginger-breadman cutter.

7. Grease a tray and spread these pieces.

8. Bake them in pre-heated oven for 8-10 minutes.

9. To prepare icing, add a few drops of water to ¼ cup icing sugar.

10. Add colour if needed and mix well.

11. You can do icing the way you want.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, November 26 – December 9, 2022

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