Ginger Biscuits

Gluten Free Mummy
These crunchy gluten free ginger biscuits aren't too sweet and will make the perfect accompaniment to your mid-morning tea/coffee. Adapted from a Liberty Mendez recipe I found on BBC goodfood Ginger biscuits recipe | BBC Good Food
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 biscuits


  • 100 g salted butter cubed
  • 75 g soft brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • 100 g golden syrup
  • 250 g gluten free self raising flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda ensure gluten free
  • 1 small egg yolk beaten


  • Heat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5.
  • Line two large baking trays with baking parchment.
  • In a saucepan over a low heat, melt the butter, sugar, fresh ginger and golden syrup and leave to cool.
  • Sieve the gluten free flour, ground ginger and bicarbonate of soda together in a bowl and mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Gradually stir in the cooled sugar mixture and the egg yolk and knead briefly to make a dough.
  • Roll the dough into 20g balls and put on the prepared baking trays with 3cm between each to allow for spreading.
  • Bake for 8-10 mins until golden brown.
  • Leave to cool on the trays for a min, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
Keyword biscuits, ginger, ginger biscuits, gluten free