- 125 g butter, room temperature
- 90 g brown sugar
- 400 g all-purpose flour
- 35 g cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 teaspoons ginger powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
- ¼ teaspoon cloves
- 200 g honey
- icing sugar, to serve
- marble cake, to serve
Chocolate gingerbread dough
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- In a mixer’s bowl, beat the butter and the sugar with the whisk attachment at medium speed, until the mixture is fluffy and white, for 7-8 minutes.
- At the same time, in a bowl, mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and spices.
- Add the honey into the mixer’s bowl and then, the solid ingredients’ mixture.
- Beat for 2-3 minutes, until there is a malleable dough.
- Remove the bowl from the mixer.
- Fold the dough with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to rest.
- Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
- Take the dough out of the refrigerator.
- Lightly flour a piece of parchment paper onto your working surface.
- Place the dough on it and cover with a second piece of parchment paper.
- With a rolling pin, roll out your dough to be 1 cm thick.
- Print the reindeer pattern and with a pair of scissors, cut the design.
- Place the pattern over the dough and with a cutter knife, cut the dough all around the pattern.
- Remove the excess dough all around the pattern and transfer the parchment paper with the antlers onto a baking pan.
- With the remaining dough make some more antlers or cookies with several cookie cutters.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes. Your cookie will be a bit soft but it will thicken while cooling.
- Let it cool completely and decorate your cake.
- Dust with icing sugar and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.
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