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Gingerbread People Makes 16  

300 g (10 oz) Be-Ro Self Raising Flour
pinch salt
3 x 5 ml spoon (3 tsp) ground ginger
100 g (4 oz) caster sugar
50 g (2 oz) margarine
3 x 15 ml spoon (3 tbsp) golden syrup
4 x 15 ml spoon (4 tbsp) milk
currants and glacÚ cherries
GlacÚ Icing
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GlacÚ Icing

1 Heat oven to 160║C, 325║F, Gas Mark 3. Grease a baking tray.
2 Place flour, salt and ginger in a bowl.
3 Warm sugar, fat and syrup together and add to the dry ingredients. Mix well.
4 Add milk and mix to a firm consistency. Knead lightly with hands.
5 Roll out and cut out shapes or shape bodies, arms, legs and head and place on the baking tray.
6 Mark the eyes with currants and put some down the body, use a piece of glacÚ cherry for the mouth and bake for about 10-15 minutes.
7 Allow to cool slightly then carefully lift onto a wire rack. Decorate with coloured GlacÚ Icing(see above).
  N.B. Biscuits made with syrup are often soft after baking but will become crisp on cooling.