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Aldi takes the Great British biscuit off
01 Sep 2016


Week two in Britain’s favourite tent saw the humble biscuit take centre stage.  But what if you lack the engineering skills of Andrew? Or Candice’s sticky ginger cake carpet seems out of reach? Perhaps your decoration is a little less Selasi and a little more Val?  If this sounds like you, fellow Great British Bake Off finalist Holly Bell shares her fail proof recipe for Ginger Nut Cookies that are sure to impress even toughest judge!

If you’re not quite ready to create your very own gingerbread mansion, start with the ever faithful Ginger Nut Cookie.

Ginger Nut Cookies
Serves: 6 people
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes

Ingredients
70g Walnuts (57803)
115g The Pantry Self Raising flour (49601)
115g The Pantry Plain Flour (49599)
200g Soft Brown Sugar (53592)
100ml Solesta Mild Olive Oil (41476)
20ml Grandessa Honey (43762)
1 Large Egg, beaten (44407)
1 flat tsp Stonemill Ground Ginger (59990)
1 flat tsp Stonemill Cinnamon (59988)

Method
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
Roughly chop the ginger into small pieces.
Chop the walnuts into small pieces. In a bowl, combine the sugar, beaten egg, honey and oil, then add the flour, ginger, walnuts and spices and mix well.
Divide the mixture into 24 pieces, shape into a round and flatten slightly.
Place on greased baking trays, with room between to spread.
Bake for about 12 minutes until golden brown – transfer from the baking sheets onto a baking rack to cool.
Whirling in a Viennese nightmare?  Fake it until you can bake it with Aldi’s crunchy biscuit offering:

Belmont Ginger Nut biscuits – 25p, 300g (43320)
This is a core product and available in all stores.

Memento Half Coated Fruit & Nut Cookies – 99p, 200g (47523)
This is a core product and available in all stores.

Memento White Chocolate and Cranberry Luxury Cookies – 99p, 200g (71592)
This is a core product and available in all stores.

Specially Selected All Butter Stem Ginger Cookies – £1.25, 200g (62697)
This is a core product and available in all stores.

For more Aldi’s recipes visit: aldi.co.uk/recipes.
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