Gingerbread Men

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By Katie Stewart

Published 1979

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  • 8 oz (or 8 rounded tablespoons) plain flour
  • 1 level teaspoon


Find a medium-sized mixing bowl, a sieve, a saucepan, a wooden spoon, a pastry board and a knife for cutting. You will also need two baking trays, a palette knife and a wire cooling tray. Grease the baking trays, turn on the oven to moderate heat (350 °F or Gas No 4) and find a pair of oven gloves.

Sift together the flour, baking powder, ginger and cinnamon into a medium-sized mixing bo