Lancashire Ginger Nuts

Makes about 50 biscuits.

30 minutes
20 minutes


  • 12oz self raising flour
  • 4oz demerara sugar
  • 4oz soft brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 egg
  • 4oz butter or margarine
  • 1 generous tablespoon golden syrup


  1. Mix all dry ingredients together.
  2. Add beaten egg.
  3. Melt together butter and syrup and add to mixture. Mix all well together.
  4. Roll into small balls and place well apart on greased trays. Press down. Cook at Gas 3/ 325 elec / 160c until brown and set (around 20 minutes).

Can all be mixed in processor. A good cooking biscuit.