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Czech Ginger Cookie

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Czech Ginger Cookie
Czech gingerbread cookies are popular at Christmas time when they become part of vanocni cukrovi (vah-NAWTCH-nee koo-KRAW-vee) or Christmas sweets.


Flavor mix:
2 humpy teaspoons of milled ginger
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 knife-point of milled cloves
1 knife-point of milled white pepper

2 Cups of flour (white)
1 bigger hint of baking powder
½ teaspoon of bicarbonate
1 Cup of crystal sugar
1 Cup of soft butter
5 table spoon of honey

For coating: 1 egg white


Mix the flavors/spices in one bowl. Put 2tbl spoon of sugar to a separate bowl. Mixture in a separate bowl the flour + bicarbonate + baking powder + flavor mixture + sugar (except the 2tbl spoon). In small pieces add the butter and mix with the flour mixture. Then add honey and mix it. make 2cm thick balls and put them on a metal plate with baking paper. Flatten it to 1 cm thick cookies and coat with the whipped egg white and sprinkle with sugar.

Baking: cca 8-10min, around 200-230C