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Gingerbread Fireworks

Happy Bonfire Night! This is one of my favourite British celebrations on the calendar; foggy misty gunpowder residue and smoke lingering in the air, bonfires and fireworks and sparklers whizzing and banging and crackling, it’s all so exciting! If you have time to do a spot of baking before you wrap up warm and set off to a firework display, this gingerbread recipe should almost certainly be top of the list. This recipe is originally from the BBC and altered ever so slightly for a darker result. Tonight I’ll be trudging up the top of a hill somewhere to look at the sky over Brighton and do some ooh-ing and aah-ing. Stay safe and have fun everyone! 350g plain flour 1tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 tsps ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 125g butter 175g dark muscovado sugar 1 egg 2 tbsps golden syrup 2 tbsps black treacle 200g fondant writing icing (glittery if you can find it!) Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl. Rub in the butter …