The holidays would not be complete without a batch of these delicious cookies in the pantry
1kg cake flour
25ml Baking powder
5ml ground ginger
5ml ground cinnamon
5ml mixed spice
50grams each of Almonds, pecans or walnuts to decorate
Preheat oven to 200C
Sieve all the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl
Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy
Add the eggs one at a time and beat well after each addition
Fold egg mixture into dry ingredients and mix well.
Roll the dough, 5mm thickness, on a lightly floured surface.
Using a cookie cutter, cut out the biscuits into different shapes.
Decorate with the nuts and bake on a lightly greased baking sheet for 10minutes. Leave to cool before removing from the baking sheet.