Christmas Recipe – Christmas Gingerbread – Gluten Free


  • 250gm butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup golden syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups gluten free plain flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 pinch salt
  • icing sugar for decorating


  1. In an electric bench mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar.
  2. Add the vanilla extract, golden syrup and eggs and mix until well combined.
  3. In a separate bowl sift together all the dry ingredients, then add to the wet ingredients.
  4. Add the sifted ingredients to the mixers and mix on a low speed until combined.
  5. Cover the bowl with cling wrap and refrigerate for 45 minutes – 1 hour.
  6. Line baking trays and preheat oven to 160’C.
  7. Remove dough from refrigerator and roll out sections between to layers of baking paper.
  8. Using your favourite Christmas cookie cutters, cut your desired shapes and placed onto prepared baking trays.
  9. Bake for approximately 20 minutes, remove from oven and allow to cool.
  10. Decorate with icing sugar and serve.


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