Mary's Delightful Ginger Crunch


Our Mary does enjoy a little spice in her life every now and then.

Ingredients for base:

4 oz butter
4 oz sugar
7 oz plain flour
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon baking powder (not baking soda)

Cream butter and sugar, add sifted dry ingredients.  Knead well and press into a greased shallow tin.  Bake 20 – 25 minutes at 375oF. 

Ingredients for topping:

4 tablespoons butter
8 tablespoons icing sugar
4 teaspoons Golden Syrup
2 teaspoons ground ginger. 



Put all ingredients for topping into a saucepan and heat until melted, stir well together, pour over base while hot, and cut into squares before it gets cold.

To be really adventurous, finely slice glace ginger to add extra bite!

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