Gingerbread cookies with Royal icing recipe
If there's one thing Czech people are good at then it's baking Christmas cookies. We are obsessed. No word of a lie most people probably make about 20 different kinds of cookies and start baking at the end of November. And if you're crap at baking then you hire a professional baker extraordinaire (your mate's nan) to bake it for you. FACT. Anything from vanilla rolls to bee hives and Linzer cookies. And gingerbread cookies! Obviously

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Gingerbread Cookies with Royal Icing
Especially delicious when served with a cuppa!
Ingredients
  • GINGERBREAD
  • 750g plain flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 cup of honey
  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tbsp gingerbread spice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • ICING
  • half a cup of lemon juice
  • half a cup of icing sugar
  • 2 egg whites
Instructions
GINGERBREAD: 1. Mix all ingredients into a dough and leave to rest in the fridge overnight.2. Knead the dough a little more. Cut out shapes. 3. Bake in a preheated oven (180) until brown (ca 7 minutes).  ICING:  1. Mix all ingredients until thick. 2. Use a rolled up sheet of paper or a plastic bag with a cut off corner to decorate! (who needs actual baking utensils, right?)
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 1 full bowl
Let me know if you try these, they are delicious!

Gingerbread cookies with Royal icing recipe
Gingerbread cookies with Royal icing recipe
Gingerbread cookies with Royal icing recipe

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