250g self-raising flour
350g caster sugar
1 tsp ground ginger, level
1 eggs, beaten
- Whisk the butter and sugar together in a bowl until pale and fluffy. Gradually beat in the egg.
- Sift the flour and ginger into the mixture and work in with a fork until a fairly firm dough is obtained.
- Roll the dough into small balls about the size of a walnut and put them on buttered baking sheets, spaced apart.
- Bake in the oven at 150C/Gas Mark 2 for 40-45 minutes until crisp, well risen, hollow and very lightly browned.
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