24 January 2011

Ginger Crunch


Okay, okay!  I've given in to your demands to share the Ginger Crunch recipe.  But I warn you, once you've made these delicious morsels of ginger goodness, they will cry and wail at you from their biscuit tin every time you walk into the kitchen.  Just don't blame me if you eat them all and regret it later. 

I didn't have to beg my Mum for the recipe in the end either, as I discovered it in my Edmond's Cook Book.
  
Ingredients
125g butter, softened 
½ cup sugar
1½ cups standard plain flour 
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger

Ginger Icing
75 g butter
¾ cup icing sugar
2 tablespoons golden syrup
3 teaspoons ground ginger 

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Sift flour, baking powder and ginger together.  Mix into creamed mixture.  Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board. Knead well.  Press dough into a greased 20 x 30cm sponge roll tin.  Bake at 190°C for 20 to 25 minutes or until light brown.  Pour hot Ginger Icing over base while hot and cut into squares before it gets cold.  Makes 24.

Ginger Icing
In a small saucepan combine butter, icing sugar, golden syrup and ginger.  Heat until butter is melted, stirring constantly.

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18 comments:

  1. ginger crunch is my absolute fave baking treat, yum!

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  2. oh yum! I think I would eat the whole lot in one sitting. May need to give that one a whirl... x

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  3. yummo...will be trying..asap...thanks for the sharing...xxx

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  4. Ooh... just printing out my "to try" recipes now this one must join them!!

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  5. My husband is a MAJOR ginger fan, so I'll have to try making these!

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  6. OMG Looks all kinds of delicious. Will definitely have to try. Thank you x

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  7. wow that looks so good! will definitely make that this week. thank you for sharing the recipe. :)

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  8. thanks for visiting the third - knew you were a kiwi as soooon as I saw this :) my beloved is a south island kiwi and I first tried this in Dunedin at the art gallery ,,, to die for !! best le

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  9. these reminds me so much of my childhood here in nz...it might be time to introduce my wee boy to ginger crunch too. hey, i don't use outlook so can't email you via the blog but just to say, lovely to 'meet' you/your blog through the comment you left on mine/GrowMama! and on seeing your picture, reminded me of sara from happyjanssens.com, check it out, loveliness also...

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  10. Oh my goodness!! Yum!! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe. x

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  11. Oh, this sounds amazing. I would love to try it because we're crazy about anything with ginger. Thanks for the recipe.

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  12. oh my goodness!! I have to prove this!!!! ginger!!! mmmmm!!

    lovely day!!!! kisses!!

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  13. yay. glad you linked up with BLN today with this. you're my linky neighbor :) sounds delish!

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  14. oh my that sounds delish!

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  15. Thanks for the recipe. These look yummy! :-)

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  16. I made this a few days ago with gluten free maize/tapioca/rice flours mix. Worked fine (was unsure it would since it dosent have egg binding it). Bit crunchier than usual but otherwise very little difference.

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