I've given it to a few people who love it just as much. I'm not sure where the recipe originally came from. But we call them Aunty Olive's.
I can't get to the original right now but here is a photo of it taken by one of my friends, who I sent a photocopy to. I love the old fashioned hand writing that generation had.
A word mind, substituting the marg for butter doesn't work! The results are nowhere near as good!
I always use stork!
Incase the photos are not clear
6oz SR Flour
3oz sugar ( I use caster ) ( but soft brown works too )
1tblspn golden syrup
1 tspn ground ginger
1/2tspn bicarbonate of soda
Mix flour, ginger n bicarb
Combine the two
Roll walnut sized pieces into balls
Flatten slightly on a lined tray
Leave space as they do spread
Good for dunking!
They come out like this
I finally have a mini ta daaah!
A new pattern to make a Cornish pastyesque bootee!
They are destined for my bosses' new baby granddaughter! Not perfect but still cute!
I'm just off to reply to all my lovely commenters now X cheerio
Rachel *ready for half term* Radiostar xxx