Christmas Gingerbread – Gluten Free



  • 125gm butter
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 3/4 cup gluten free self raising flour, sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • icing sugar to dust


  1. Preheat oven to 150’C.
  2. Prepare baking trays by lining with baking paper.
  3. In a saucepan over low heat, melt butter, golden syrup and brown sugar. Stir constantly until sugar has dissolved and mixture is smooth and allow to cool.
  4. Add egg to the mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Add flour, salt and ginger and mix until well combined.
  6. Portion the dough into 2 and shape into circles, wrapping in cling wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  7. Roll out the dough in portions until 5mm thick.
  8. Cut out shapes with your Christmas cookie cutters and place onto lined baking trays.
  9. Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  10. Allow to cool and dust with icing sugar.