Delicious treats and seasonal favourites

Villeroy & Boch share their recipe on how to make ginger snaps, perfect for creating seasonal aromas:

Ingredients:

300g sugar, 200g butter, 0.15 l cream, 0.15 l dark syrup, 1 Tbsp ground ginger, 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon, ½ Tbsp ground cloves, ½ Tbsp ground cardamom, 1 Tbsp bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate), baking soda if necessary), 1 kg flour.

Instructions: 

  1. Slowly melt the butter in a pot with the sugar and transfer into a mixing bowl. Add spices and syrup, then mix together with a mixer.
  2. Beat the cream until half hardened and add to mixing bowl.
  3. Add the baking soda to half of the flour and add to the butter mixture, gradually mix in the rest of the flour.
  4. Knead the dough on a floured surface and wrap in plastic foil or place it back in the bowl and cover.
  5. Leave the dough for a day in the refrigerator.
  6. Remove portions of the dough and roll thin. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees.
  7. Use cookie cutters to cut out various festive shapes and lay on a greased baking paper and bake until golden.
  8. Leave until completely cooled. Store in a cool, dry place.

Christmas treats and ginger snaps can be accentuated with Villeroy & Boch’s bakeware collection featuring whimsical patterns in Winter Bakery Delight or Toy’s Delight.

Villeroy & Boch bakeware collections are available at www.villeroy-boch.com.au or from selected David Jones and Myer stores.

Villeroy & Boch bakeware collections are available at www.villeroy-boch.com.au or from selected David Jones and Myer stores.

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