BloemhofKaroo Kitchen

Martha’s Ginger Biscuits

Nothing quite like a real old time delicious genuine Ginger Biscuit!
These are always on offer at BloemhofKaroo.


  • 250g Butter
  • 1 egg
  • 5 cups Flour
  • Half a cup Sugar
  • Half a cup Milk
  • 250g Golden Syrup
  • 1 ½ tsp Bicarb
  • 4tsp powdered Ginger
  • pinch salt

Soften the butter.  Add the egg, sugar, milk and syrup.
Sieve dry ingredients and mix in.
Consistency should be firm but able to hold an

Grease baking tray.  Try and copy Martha’ thumbprint
to get perfectly sized and rounded biscuits every single time!


Bake at 180 degrees for 10 minutes, or until golden brown. This recipe was taught to Martha by her  Grandmother!

Wishing you best of luck with your Ginger Biscuits.

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BloemhofKaroo Team adore baking!