Spicy Gingerbread Vampires

Forget gingerbread men, we're channelling spooky vibes with spicy gingerbread vampires! Mwahahaha...


100g Butter
100g Caster sugar
125ml Golden syrup
1 Egg yolk
250g Flour
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ground cloves
1 teaspoon Ginger
1/2 teaspoon Ground nutmeg


Cream the butter and sugar together, stir in the golden syrup and egg yolk then sift in the flour, salt, baking powder, bicarbonate soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg and combine until smooth. Cover the mixture and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 180C, lightly dust a clean work surface with flour and roll out the dough. Cut in to the shape of a gingerbread men using a cookie cutter and place each biscuit at least 2 inches away from one-another on a baking tray.

Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown, leave to cool completely before icing with a spooky set of fangs!

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