Ginger biscuits 


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Total cooking time:

25 min


Low Protein Diet - Exchange value 0*


10 biscuits or 8 gingebread

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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. Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat well.
  2. Stir in the Loprofin Mix, black treacle, ginger and baking powder to form a manageable dough (if necessary, add a small amount of water).
  3. Transfer the dough to a lightly dusted with Loprofin Mix and knead for approximately 30  seconds.
  4. Roll out the dough until its ½ cm thick and cut into circles (re-roll and lightly knead the trimmings to use the remaining dough).
  5. Transfer to a baking tray and bake in a 150oC preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or until they are a pale golden colour.
  6. Carefully remove the biscuits from the tray and cool fully on a wire rack.

Chef tips

  • You can use this biscuit recipe for gingerbread men and gingerbread houses both can be decorated using low protein royal icing.
  • Gingerbread houses are a great Christmas time treat great to make with the kids and decorate together using low protein sweets and candy.
  • You can freeze the biscuit dough until needed for 3 months.

This recipe is intended for patients who have been prescribed Loprofin by a healthcare professional.

The Loprofin range are Foods for Special Medical Purposes for the dietary management of inherited metabolic disorders and other conditions requiring a low protein diet, 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 ingredients and product labels.

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