Recipe: Brandy Snaps

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Crispy toffee coloured snaps with a brandy cream filling


  • 2 tbsps. golden syrup
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 drops vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsps. flour
  • 2 tbsps. sugar
  • grated rind of half a lemon
  • little juice of the lemon
  • 2 oz. (125g) butter
  • Cooking Instructions:
  • Warm together the sugar, butter and syrup until melted then remove from heat, or use a water mix all ingredients.
  • Blend in the flour, ginger and lemon then add the vanilla essence.
  • Beat well together then drop teaspoonfuls of the mixture, well spaced apart on to greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350F, Gas Mark 5, 180C for about 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Lift each snap off the baking sheet with a palette knife and roll them up over the handle of a greased wooden spoon.
  • Slip off and allow to cool.


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