Sugar & Spice and a market tomorrow

Ok, so I am supposed to be baking…but it’s sooo hot and we are aircon disadvantaged and sitting here is so much better.

If you are in the mood for a day out tomorrow, the Gardens Market is on at the botanic gardens in Melbourne, so pop by for a lovely market and some family fun.

In the meantime, if you feel like baking, I know it’s still school holidays and the littlies need some baking entertainment, let’s try some Sugar & Spice cookies.

Sugar & Spice Cookies
makes about 30


  • 125g butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1 3/4 cups plain flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup self raising flour, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

for sugar & spice mix

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon raw sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Sift flours, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon in a bowl and put aside
  • Beat butter and sugar in a mixer until soft and pale. Add egg and golden syrup and continue beating
  • Add flour mix and mix well
  • Knead mix until it all comes together and divide in 2, flatten into rounds and wrap in plastic and refrigerate for about an hour
  • Preheat oven to 180 C and line 3 baking trays with baking paper
  • combine sugar and spice mix, and beat egg white with a fork
  • Roll out dough to about 5mm thick and cut out shapes
  • Place on trays, brush with egg white and sprinkle with sugar & spice mix

  • Bake for about 10 minutes or until slightly golden
  • Cool on trays

Happy Friday ♥