Recipe type: Cakes & Bakes
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Serves: 12-15
A festive bake that everyone in my household loves. The smell of these little trees baking is heavenly and they really aren't a guilty pleasure, just try stopping at two or three!
  • 350g (12oz) wholemeal flour
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 125g (41/2oz) organic butter, diced
  • 150g xylitol/stevia
  • 4 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 free range egg, beaten
  • icing and raisins for decoration
  1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C
  2. Line several large baking trays with baking parchment.
  3. Place the flour,ginger, bicarbonate of soda in a large bowl and stir briefly with a wooden spoon.
  4. Rub in the butter till it resembles breadcrumbs the and the xylitol/stevia
  5. Stir in the honey and beaten egg and then tip onto a floured surface and knead till you have a smooth dough
  6. Roll out to a thickness of 5-7mm and using your preferred cutters cut out the shapes transferring them to your pre-lined baking sheets.
  7. Re-roll the leftover dough and repeat until all the dough is used
  8. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden
  9. Allow to cool before decorating with the icing and raisins.
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