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Gingerbread house

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Total cooking time:

25 min


Low Protein Diet - Exchange value 0*



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  • 100g butter
  • 50g light muscovado sugar
  • 150g Loprofin Mix plus extra for dusting
  • 1 tbsp black treacle
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp baking powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 150°C
  2. Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat well
  3. Stir in the Loprofin Mix, black treacle, ginger and baking powder to form a manageable dough (if necessary, add a small amount of water)
  4. Transfer the dough to a surface lightly dusted with Loprofin Mix and knead for approximately 30 seconds
  5. Roll out the dough until its ½ cm thick and use a cutter to cut out the gingerbread men. (Re-roll and lightly knead the trimmings to use the remaining dough)
  6. Transfer to a baking tray and bake for 10–15 minutes or until they are a pale golden colour
  7. Carefully remove the biscuits from the tray and cool fully on a wire rack
  8. Decorate using royal icing

Chef tips

  • You can use this biscuit recipe for gingerbread houses and can decorate using royal icing (see the icing page for recipe)
  • Gingerbread houses are a great Christmas time treat great to make with the kids and decorate together using low protein sweets
  • You can freeze the biscuit dough until needed for up to 3 months

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Loprofin Range are Foods for Special Medical Purposes, for the dietary management of Inherited Metabolic Disorders, and must be used under medical supervision

*The protein content indicated in this recipe is provided as a guide only. Please check the protein content on individual

**Allergens may be present, please check individual ingredients and product labels. If concerned about allergens please contact your healthcare professional.

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