Gingerbread conjures up different things for different people. Whilst some imagine a crisp ginger biscuit with a snap we prefer those soft, pliable gingerbread. Those really satisfying ones!
Mix together the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
Mix together the wet ingredients in a small bowl.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry gradually to form a stiff dough.
Flatten the dough between 2 sheets of parchment to the size of a dinner plate. Leave in the fridge for one hour. After one hour roll the dough out to about 2 cm thickness.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade (Fan-Assisted)
Cut your shapes and place those on baking parchment on a baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool a little before removing from the tray and placing on a rack to cool fully.