5-5½ Cups S.R. Flour 1 Cup margarine 1 tsp. Salt 3 tsp. Mixed spice
2 tsp. Ginger 1 Cup White Sugar 1¼ cups treacle or molasses 2 Eggs, beaten
Preheat oven to 190ºC (375ºF). Thoroughly mix flour, salt and spices. Melt margarine in large saucepan. Cool slightly. Add sugar, treacle and eggs; mix well. Add four cups dry ingredients and mix well.Turn mixture onto lightly floured surface. Knead in remaining dry ingredients by hand. Add a little more flour, if necessary, to make a firm dough. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to a 5 mm thickness for cut-out biscuits. Unused dough will keep refrigerated for up to a week. Re-use at room temperature.Makes 40 average sized biscuits.