HomeChristmas RecipesSally Abé’s Christmas Biscuits Sally Abé serves up a fantastic gingerbread recipe for a plate of quintessential Christmas biscuits. Feel free to cut the dough into any shapes you like, be it classic gingerbread men, Christmas trees or even hearts – the choice is yours. Ingredients • 100g of sugar • 120g of golden syrup • 50ml of milk • 65g of butter • 1 pinch of salt • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger • 1/2 tsp allspice • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda • 250g of plain flour Method 1 Melt the butter with the milk, golden syrup and sugar in a saucepan then leave to cool to room temperature. 2 Sieve the flour and mix with the spices and bicarbonate of soda on a clean work surface. 3 Make a well in the middle and pour in the wet ingredients. Mix until fully combined then wrap in cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for 2 hours. 4 Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6. 5 Remove the dough from the fridge. Lightly flour the work surface and roll to a thickness of about 4mm. 6 Cut your preferred shapes out using pastry cutters, transfer to a lined baking tray and bake for 5–6 minutes. 7 Leave to cool before decorating with the icing. Recipe courtesy of Sally Abé for Great British Chefs. Click here for more.