ww2 ginger honey cookies recipe card

WW2 GINGER HONEY COOKIES

ww2 ginger honey cookies recipe card

WW2 GINGER HONEY COOKIES

This recipe dates to the second world war when rationing was in force. Biscuits were a popular treat to make during WW2 as they did not require a lot of equipment or time to cook. Duringthe war sugar was rationed and but honey was plentiful so was used to sweetenin baking instead of using a larger quantity of sugar.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Snack
Servings 48

Ingredients
  

  • 170 g plain flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 30 g caster sugar
  • 70 g butter
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp honey (we recommend using our ginger honey for some added spice)
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180°C
  • Cream the butter and sugar together then add the honey.
  • Sift in the flour, baking powder, ginger and salt and mix to form a dough.
  • Add a splash of water if necessary to bring the mixture together.
  • Roll out the dough to desired thickness. Using biscuit cutters, cut out your biscuits from the dough.
  • Placed on a sheet of grease proof paper and cook in the oven on 180°C for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
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