Gingerbread Reindeer Recipe

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Ingredients

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For the Gingerbread:
845g Plain flour 28oz
4 tsp Ground ginger
1 ½ tsp Baking soda
340g Butter unsalted , softened
300g Granulated sugar 10oz
3 Eggs medium
250g Black treacle 8oz
For the Decoration:
Juice of ½ Lemon squeezed juice
225g Icing sugar 7oz
15 Red smarties
30 Pearl balls or Silver Balls, Cake Decorations

Nutritional information

299
calories
10g
fat
52g
carbohydrates
3,4g
protein
32g
sugar
1,1g
fiber
Ingredients
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  • For the Decoration:

Gingerbread Reindeer Recipe

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This Gingerbread Reindeer Recipe is a true classic adapted from the recipe as the infamous gingerbread man, these reindeer will be the star of the show and the ideal cookie with milk, to leave for the Santa the night he climbs down the chimney!

These scrumptious old style ginger biscuits are brought to life with the shape and decoration of the Christmas loved, reindeer. 

To make Gingerbread Reindeer Recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

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So, how to make Gingerbread Reindeer Recipe?

Steps to make Gingerbread Reindeer Recipe

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Combine dry ingredients

In a mixing bowl, sift and mix the flour, ginger, and bicarbonate of soda to combine. Set aside.

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Combine wet ingredients

In a separate bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

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Add eggs

Add eggs, one at a time and beating in between each addition.

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Add treacle

Add treacle and continue beating until smooth.

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Combine ingredients for dough

Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until the dough begins to stick together.

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Knead

Roll out onto a lightly floured surface and using your hands, knead the dough for about 1-2 minutes until well combined and smooth.

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Refrigerate

Portion into 5 or 6 manageable pieces, wrap tightly with plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours to overnight before using.

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Preheat oven and prepare baking sheet

Preheat the oven to gas 4, 180ºC, fan 160ºC and line two flat baking sheets with baking parchment paper.

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Cut out reindeer shapes

Print and cut out reindeer shape templates then roll out the gingerbread dough onto baking parchment about 6-7mm and place the template over the dough. Working quickly, cut dough around the template.

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Refrigerate

Carefully transfer to the prepared baking sheets and refrigerate for about 20 minutes to chill.

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Bake

Bake for about 10 minutes then remove from oven.

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Stamp ribbon hole

Using a sharp knife, pierce a small hole in the top of the biscuit so that a ribbon can be added. Cool completely on a wire rack.

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Prepare icing sugar

In a small bowl, sift and stir icing sugar into lemon juice until smooth with no lumps. Add more lemon juice as needed. Pour mixture into a piping bag fitted with a small nozzle (3-4mm) or a plastic sandwich bag and cut a tiny corner the same way as piping bag.

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Decorate

Pipe lines as antlers on the head and continue with a smooth line around the face. Dot 2 pearl balls for eyes and a red smartie for the nose.

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Serve

Allow icing to set and harden for about an hour before serving. You can also thread ribbons through the pierced hole to hang on your Christmas tree.

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Athina

I love it! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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