Location: Johannesburg
Ingredients 120gButter (softened) 5 tbsLight Brown Sugar 1Egg (separated) 150gSifted, All Purpose Flour 1 tspGround Cinnamon ½ tspGround Ginger ¼ tspFreshly Grated Nutmeg ¼ tspGround Cloves 2 tbsGranulated Sugar Share Recipe

Step 1
Pre heat oven to 170 degrees C. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

Step 2
Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Step 3
Reserve 2 tsp egg white and add remaining white and yolk to mixture and mix well.

Step 4
Stir in the flour and spices to form a soft dough, wrap in plastic wrap and chill for one hour.

Step 5
Roll out to about 5mm depth on a lightly floured top. Cut into shapes with any cookie cutter.

Step 6
Brush with egg white and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon if preferred.

Step 7
Bake for 10-12 minutes. Leave to cool for 1-2 minutes on baking sheet before lifting onto a wire cooling rack.

Recipe courtesy of Nic Roodt, Partner, Johannesburg