Flour or maida-3 cups,
Baking pwd- 3/4 tsp,
Ground ginger-2 tsp,
Cinnamon pwd-1 tsp,
Clove pwd- 1/ tsp,
Nutmeg pwd-1/ tsp,
Butter- 113 gms,
Brown sugar or white sugar -1/2 cup,
Jaggery pwd (bhura)- 1/2 cup or molasses - 160 ml.
Take a bowl and add 3 cups of sieved flour.
Add dry ginger pwd,cinnamon pwd,clove pwd,nutmeg pwd and baking pwd through a sieve.
In a mixer bowl,beat butter till soft and creamy.
Add the flour mixture in three additions,mixing only till just incorporated.
My dough is not very sticky as jaggery powder is used.
Dip the Ampelmann cutter in plain flour and cut out the cookies.
Gather the scraps and roll again to make more cut out cookies.
Place the cookies on a butter paper placed on the tray.
Leave some space between each cookies.
Place the tray with cookies in the fridge for 10 minutes.
Pre heat oven to 350 F or 180 C
Once the oven is pre heated,bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes.
Ginger cookies has many spices and so it has its own flavour and taste and can enjoyed fresh from the oven.
Makes 38 cookies.
Store in a box.