Another recipe from my paternal grandmother who is Swiss German and loves to bake.


  • 175 g butter

  • 1/4 cup golden syrup

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger (fresh is optional and stronger though)

  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice

  • 2 tablespoons sugar (for rolling)


  • 1.

    Melt the butter and golden syrup in a large saucepan, remove from heat.

  • 2.

    Stir in sugar and add egg and beat well.

  • 3.

    Sift flour,baking powder, salt, ginger and spice into saucepan until well combined.

  • 4.

    Roll tablespoons of micture into balls then roll in sugar.

  • 5.

    Place on a lined tray and flatten gently with a fork.

  • 6.

    Bake at 180C for 12 minutes or until golden.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (24 servings)

  • Energy 149kj
  • Fat Total 6g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Protein 1g
  • Carbohydrate 22g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Sodium 60mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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