For: 8-10 pieces
Preparation time: 45 minutes
Baking time: 12-15 minutes
Resting time: 2 1/2 hours
1. Put the honey, sugar and butter into a pan and simmer, stirring until the sugar has completely dissolved. Remove the pan from the cooker and leave to cool for 10 minutes.
2. Break the egg into a bowl and add the flour, baking powder and gingerbread seasoning. Add the honey mixture and knead everything into a smooth dough. Wrap the dough in cling film and leave to rest for 2 hours in the refrigerator.
3. Pre-heat the oven to 180 °C top/bottom heat and line a baking tray with baking paper. Take the gingerbread dough out of the refrigerator and roll it out to about 1 cm thick on a lightly floured surface. Cut out gingerbread men (10 cm) and arrange them on a baking tray, leaving some space between them.
4. Bake in the oven (middle shelf) for 12-15 minutes and then leave to cool completely on a cooling rack. To make the sugar icing, mix the icing sugar and lemon juice and then decorate the gingerbread men as you like.
Tip: not all of the biscuits will always fit on one single baking tray, in that case bake several batches.