Monday, March 8, 2010

Gingernut Biscuits-non fat

Gingernut Biscuits non fat

David Lebovitz developed these biscuits after tasting a similar one in a cafe. I have modified the recipe for the TMX.

215g dark brown sugar
75g apple sauce
45g treacle
315g flour
1 teaspoon of carb soda
2 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons of dried ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves ( I used mixed spice)
1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon of salt
2 large egg whites
125g of candied ginger.

Additional 3/4 cup of white sugar with a good pinch of cinnamon.

Zap ginger and put aside.
Place in TMX bowl,brown sugar, apple sauce and treacle
Beat for 5 mins. on speed 3.
Add all other ingredients except the additional sugar and additional cinnamon.
Mix, 30 seconds, speed 3. Scrape down bowl.
Mix for 30 seconds, speed 4.

Chill mix for at least 30 mins. Heat oven to 180c.
( I used FF as my oven is a bit on the cool side.)
Roll into balls the size of an unshelled walnut. Roll in the additional sugar mix.
Allow room to spread.(12 to a tray)
Cook for 13 mins, or until the top is just set.
These biscuits have a crisp outside and soft inside.
Cool on rack.
Can be iced with thick lemon icing.
Made 27 biscuits

1 comment:

Thermomixer said...

Missed this one - they sound yummy too. Gingernuts are always delicious, but with crystallised ginger too. Yummo