Ginger & White Chocolate Biscuits

Makes 30 (or split the dough into to make half and freeze the rest for another time)

Ingredients

200g soft butter

200g brown sugar

1 egg

2 tsp vanilla extract

350g plain flour

2 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/2 tsp salt

 

75g white chocolate

 

Instructions

  1. Line a baking tray with parchment - you will need two trays.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180C (fan).
  3. In a large bowl using a hand mixer or wooden spoon, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla and mix again.
  5. Add the dry ingredients - the flour, ginger, bicarb and salt.
  6. Mix with a mixer until it becomes light breadcrumbs and starts to come together.
  7. Bring together with your hands into a ball of dough. 
  8. Roll out half and use a cutter, placing biscuits on baking tray. 
  9. Bake for 8 - 10 minutes until golden, then remove from oven to cool on a baking rack.
  10. Meanwhile, melt the white chocolate in a glass bowl over a pan of hot water. 
  11. Place in a piping bag and pipe over the biscuits or dip half of them in. Place back onto the rack for the chocolate to set.