You will need
  • - 1 Cup of sugar,
  • - 100 g margarine or butter,
  • - 2 eggs,
  • about 500 g of flour,
  • - baking powder
  • Sol
  • - a mixture of spices - cinnamon, cloves, ginger, cardamom, nutmeg (mix in the proportion of 2:1:1:1:1).
  • For painting:
  • - powdered sugar,
  • - egg whites,
  • - food or natural dyes,
  • - wooden skewers,
  • - bags gripper,
  • - paper clips.
You should first prepare the gingerbread dough. On a slow fire in a thick-walled utensils you need to burn through 1/2 Cup sugar, stirring constantly with the wooden spoon so that the sugar does not burn. The molten sugar gradually add 1/2 Cup boiling water (do not bend over the dishes and constantly stirring the mass). To this mixture, add 1 /2 Cup of sugar, dissolving it completely. Add the margarine (or butter), melt.
In the cooled mass is put a pinch of salt, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 tbsp ground spices and gradually add the flour. Knead well weight (the batter should be cool), place in a bag and put into the refrigerator for 10-12 hours.
The dough, remove from refrigerator, choose the ramekins - they should not be too large, otherwise the wand will not hold the stick. Roll out small piece of dough, cut out figures.
Place them on a baking sheet, covered with baking paper or silicone Mat. Put in the oven, heated to a temperature of 180° for 5-6 min.
After baking the paste into hot cakes skewers, then leave the cakes for a while that sticks strengthened.
While cakes cool, make the glaze. Beat 1 egg white with 150 g sugar. Color the icing with dye and put in a baggie, closing office supply clips. Make a small hole in the corner of the bag. Pushing him to paint gingerbread. The thickness of the holes can be adjusted and, using his own imagination, it is possible to obtain any pattern.