These spooky gingerbread (or should that be gingerdead?) men, were developed for our friends at Belvoir by Englishmum.com. They are great fun to make, and the ginger icing is a delicious accompaniment to the cinnamon and chocolate biscuits.
To discover more recipe ideas from Belvoir, visit their website www.belvoirfruitfarms.co.uk
For the Biscuits:
115g salted butter (room temperature)
100g caster sugar
2 tbsp golden syrup
1 tbsp Belvoir Ginger Cordial
175g plain flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 biscuit tray
For the Icing:
4-5 tbsp icing sugar
Belvoir Ginger Cordial
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