Preheat the oven to 180ºC/gas 4 and line 2 baking sheets with baking paper. Serves: 1 Bread Recipes 0 ratings . The Hummingbird Bakery gingerbread man recipe makes delicious little gingerbread men every time. This gingerbread recipe is really simple to make and perfect for involving little hands. I have tried many gingerbread recipes in the past but my all-time favourite has to be from the queen of cakes herself, Mary Berry. If you don’t have any golden syrup you can use treacle in it’s place. Tips for making this easy gingerbread men recipe for kids. Chill the dough before you bake them. In a large bowl combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda and the spices. Roll to a thickness of approx. It’s also a one bowl wonder, meaning less mess for Mummy to clean up after everything’s in the oven. This is the perfect recipe for those of you that are creative enough to make a gingerbread house. Winner! It’s actually a tweaked version of an Ella’s Kitchen recipe from their wonderful “ the Big Baking Book“, so all thanks and credit to them. This will stop your gingerbread people from spreading too much in the oven. Gingerbread Men - Bread Recipes; Gingerbread Men. 3mm and using cutters, cut out the Let's get cracking! Just 20 minutes in the fridge should do the job. Leave a comment, rate this recipe or post your picture of it! Method.