Cosy Ginger Biscuits

Is there truly anything cosier switching off at the end of the day with a gigantic mug of tea and plate of biscuits? These ginger biscuits have a bit of a punch and a gorgeous smoothness, thanks to the addition of Lyle's Golden Syrup. They’re perfect for dunking. They’re delicious. And easy to make. And you’ll most certainly eat them all. Happy baking!

Bake Time
12 min
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This cosy recipe was created by the lovely Eva. You can find more of her content on Instagram @poppy_loves_london or via her blog.

  • 100g butter
  • 70g light brown sugar
  • 1 heaped tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 100g Lyles Golden Syrup
  • 250g self raising flour
  • 2 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten


1. Melt the butter, golden syrup, sugar and fresh ginger together over a low heat and leave to cool

2. Mix the dry ingredients together, stir in the cooled mixture and the egg yolk and knead together to form a dough

3. Roll the dough into small balls and put on a lined baking tray with enough space between so they can spread.

4. Bake at 190C, or 170C Fan oven, for 10-12 mins, until golden brown. Cool on a rack. Then dunk in your tea. Then do it again.

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