Preparation: 10 min
Baking: 10 min
250ml (1 c) flour
125ml (½ c) oat bran
5ml (1 tsp) ground ginger
2.5ml (½ t) ground mixed spice
2.5 ml (½ t) bicarbonate of soda
60 ml (¼ c) xylitol sweetener
45 ml (3 T) water
40 g margarine
1 large egg
Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease 1 or 2 baking trays.
1 Mix the flour, oat bran, ginger, mixed spice and bicarbonate of soda.
2 Heat the sweetener and margarine together in a saucepan over low heat, slowly pour in the water while sitrring until the sweetener has dissolved.
3 Add the sweetener mixture and egg to the dry ingredients and mix well.
4 Roll the dough into small balls and arrange on the baking tray(s). Flatten slightly with your hand or the bottom of a glass. Bake for 10 minutes or until the biscuits are firm. Cool on a wire rack.