Luxury Gingerbread Man Recipe: The Gourmet Classic

Luxury Gingerbread Man Recipe: The Gourmet Classic

At Artisan Deli Market, our mission is to transform time-honored treats into gourmet delights. Presenting our luxury gingerbread man recipe, an exquisite fusion of tradition with a touch of contemporary elegance.


For this refined version of the gingerbread man, you'll require:

  • 350g of all-purpose flour
  • 100g of unsalted butter
  • 150g of dark muscovado sugar
  • 4 tbsp of raw honey
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 2 tsp of premium ground ginger
  • 2 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 200g of white icing sugar for decoration
  • Shimmering icing sugar dust for that luxurious sparkle

Steps to Craft the Perfect Luxury Gingerbread Man

  1. Heat It Up: Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) and get a baking sheet ready with parchment paper.
  2. Melt & Mix: Gently melt butter, sugar, and honey in a pot. Mix until smooth.
  3. Blend & Shape: Combine flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon. Merge with the wet mix, add the egg, and knead into a dough. Roll out to 0.5cm and shape with gingerbread man cutters. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  4. Gourmet Finish: Once cooled, decorate with white icing sugar. Sprinkle shimmering icing sugar dust for that final touch of luxury.

Serving Ideas

Pair your luxury gingerbread men with a glass of chilled champagne or an artisanal latte. They're also a wonderful addition to a food and drink hamper.

Frequently Asked Questions

What elevates this gingerbread man to luxury status?

It's the combination of dark muscovado sugar, high-quality spices, and the shimmering icing sugar dust that takes this classic to a gourmet level.

How best to store these gingerbread creations?

Preserve in an airtight container for up to a week. The aromatic depth matures beautifully over a few days!

Any tips for the perfect icing decoration?

For a smooth finish, sift the icing sugar before mixing with a little water. Use a fine nozzle for precision and let your creativity flow!

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