Gingerbread Cookies in the Universal

3 cup unsalted softened butter
3 cup sugar
3 cup blackstrap molasses
1 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1-5 tablespoons ground ginger
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1-1/2 tablespoons freshly grated nutmeg
1 teaspoon allspice
1 tablespoons ground cardamom
11-12  cups flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter.  Add sugar and cream.  Add molasses and water and cream.

While everything is creaming, grind spices and sift through a find mesh strainer to ensure all large pieces have been removed.  Add spices, salt and soda to sifted flour.

Add flour mixture to creamed mixture quickly, until combined.

Scoop onto parchment-lined baking sheets using a 2 tablespoon measure.

Bake until edges of cookies are just beginning to color.

Submitted by Miss Vi & the Duckies

Procedure using the Bosch Universal

3 cups butter (yes, the bowl is still dirty from the sugar cookies, ok?)
(use the pulse feature to begin mixing)
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3 cups sugar before mixing:
gingerbread-cookies-bosch-universal-2

Butter and sugar just mixed together:
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Butter and sugar after creaming for 3 minutes:
gingerbread-cookies-bosch-universal-4

3 cups molasses:
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Molasses after creaming for three more minutes:
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Getting ready to start adding the dry ingredients after mixing in the water:
gingerbread-cookies-bosch-universal-7

Adding flour:
(with splash ring)
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The finished product:
(looks like I shoulda scraped the bowl a bit)
gingerbread-cookies-bosch-universal-9

Gingerbread Cookies in the Universal
Ingredients
  • 3 cup unsalted softened butter
  • 3 cup sugar
  • 3 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-5 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 tablespoons ground cardamom
  • 11-12 cups flour
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter. Add sugar and cream. Add molasses and water and cream.
  3. While everything is creaming, grind spices and sift through a find mesh strainer to ensure all large pieces have been removed. Add spices, salt and soda to sifted flour.
  4. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture quickly, until combined.
  5. Scoop onto parchment-lined baking sheets using a 2 tablespoon measure.
  6. Bake until edges of cookies are just beginning to color.

2 comments on “Gingerbread Cookies in the Universal

    • I’ve not done it that way, but I did use parchment paper to make a roll and freezed it, then sliced, and baked with great success. I suspect you could do it, but be careful of using too much flour in the rolling process.

      Jim

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