With the holy season and merry festivities, the most wonderful part is to make recipes with our children. Here is an activity that children adore.
Gingerbread man and house
100 g butter
200 g soft brown sugar
6 TBS honey
550 g plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp baking powder
3 tsp cinnamon powder
3 tsp ginger powder
1 egg yolk lightly beaten
8 TBS milk
Heat the butter, honey, and sugar while mixing until well mixed and the sugar melts. Set aside until cool.
Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, ginger, and cinnamon powders.
Add the egg yolk and the honey mixture.
Knead into a fine dough.
Wrap with a cling wrap and let it rest in the fridge for around 40 minutes.
Spread some icing sugar on a flat area. Using a rolling pin, spread the dough and cut into the needed shapes.
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
For the icing;
2 egg whites
500 g powdered sugar, sifted
1 TBS lemon juice
Beat the egg whites in a medium ball until frothy. Gradually beat in the sugar to make a thick frosting. Best in the lemon juice.
Assemble the house and have fun with your children.