3/4 cup (100 g) 4 oz flour
pinch of salt
1 level tsp (5 ml) baking powder
1 level tsp (5 ml) Bicarbonate of soda (Baking soda)
1 level tsp (5 ml) ground ginger
1/2 level tsp (2.5 ml) Mixed Spice (All Spice / Pumpkin pie spice)
1/2 stick (4 Tbsp) 2 oz (50 g) butter
1/4 cup (50 g) 2 oz sugar
3 tbsp (60 ml) golden syrup (substitute light corn syrup)
1. Sift the flour with the salt, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda, ginger and mixed spice. Rub in the butter and add the sugar.
2. Warm the syrup and add it to the other ingredients; mix well to a fairly stiff consistency.
3. Roll into small balls and place them 10 cm (4 inch) apart on two buttered baking sheets.
4. Bake in the oven at 200°C (400f) mark 6 for about 8 minutes.
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