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Ginger Biscuits
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5 from 7 votes

Ginger Biscuits

An old-fashioned ginger biscuits recipe. Made by rubbing in butter and forming a dough with golden syrup. Perfect with a cuppa.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: Ginger Biscuits
Servings: 45 small biscuits
Calories: 43kcal


  • 225 grams SR flour (1 3/4 cup)
  • 55 grams caster sugar (1/4 cup)
  • 85 grams butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 tablespoons golden syrup (use only enough to form a dough)


  • Pre-heat oven to moderate (170 degrees celsius, fan forced).
  • Sieve flour, bicarb soda and ginger together into a bowl.
  • Chop butter into cubes and rub into dry mixture.
  • Add sugar and stir through mixture.
  • Add enough of the golden syrup to bind the mixture together to form a dough. Add a little additional syrup if required.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface and roll out as thinly as possible.
  • Use a small round cutter (about 5cm diameter) to cut out biscuits.
  • Place onto a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • Bake for 7-10 minutes.
  • Allow to cool.


Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 47IU | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg