Christmas gingerbread in Ikea: Swedish recipe

Swedish Christmas is unthinkable without the traditional treats - Christmas ginger cookies.Many people used to buy ginger biscuits in a supermarket products in the Swedish Ikea, but such cookies can be easily prepared and independently.

Recipe Christmas ginger cookies "in Ikea"

To prepare ginger biscuits in Ikea, you will need:

  • wheat flour - 200 g;
  • baking soda - 1.5 hours. L .;
  • chicken egg - 1 pc;
  • ginger powder - 2 hours. L .;
  • Clove powder - 1/2 hours. L .;
  • Ground cinnamon - 1 ch. L .;
  • ground cardamom - 1 ch. L .;
  • pastry decoration, icing, chocolate, fondant or marzipan to decorate;
  • or any liquid honey syrup - 3 hours. L .;
  • butter - 100 g .;
  • sugar - 110 g .;
  • shaped molds to cut cookies (little animals, men, Christmas trees, stars and the like).

cooking ginger cookies: Recipe Ikea

Christmas gingerbread in Ikea

Step 1. All your spices should be greatly reduced in size, if the cloves or cardamom you can not hammer a -istolchite them as finely as possible.Mix all the sp

ices and slaked soda (or a spoonful of baking powder).

Step 2. To a mixture of spices and baking soda, add flour.

Step 3. Take a separate container and rub it into sugar and butter (it is better to do it with a mixer).

Step 4. When sugar and oil will be mixed into a homogeneous mixture, add them eggs and honey or syrup.Also, all beat with a mixer together.If you have a thickish honey, it is first necessary to warm up a bit, to make it liquid.

Step 5. Now mix sugar, eggs, butter and flour mixture, add honey and spices.Mix well.You will see how the dough becomes rich brown color.

Step 6. well mixed dough and beating his hands, put it in the fridge for a couple of hours.Then it becomes elastic and flexible and is easily rolled with a rolling pin.

Christmas gingerbread in Ikea

Step 7. After 2 hours, remove the dough from the refrigerator, roll it with a rolling pin on a floured table and cut molds shaped cookies.Keep in mind - the dough is quite fragile, so ready to move on cookies oiled baking best with a spatula.

Step 8. Decorate your sweet biscuits, chocolate, confectionery glaze or decorations.

Step 9. Put baking cookies for 5-7 minutes in the preheated oven.

Step 10. When top pastry starts to turn brown - pull it.It is ready.

Step 11. Decorate with icing sugar and serve.

Well, if you do not like cinnamon, ginger, cloves and other "Christmas" spice, you can cook Austrian butter cookies .

Bon appetit!

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