Recipe: Classic Ginger Crunch
Posted on 03 July 2016
Ginger Crunch may just as well be up there with the Pavalova in iconic Kiwi baking. This recipe is a classic in many households and can always be relied on for a mouth watering treat that never ends at just one slice.
Ginger Crunch RecipeFor the shortbread base:
1/2 cup white sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking power
1 tsp ground ginger
3/4 cup icing sugar
2 Tbsp golden syrup
3 tsp ground ginger
Cream butter and Sugar until light and fluffy. Sift flour, baking powder and ginger together. Mix into creamed mixture.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured board. Knead well. Press dough into a greased 20 x 30 cm sponge roll tin.
Bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until light brown.
In a small saucepan combine butter, Icing Sugar, golden syrup and ginger. Heat until butter is melted, stirring constantly.