1.Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan). Grease two oven trays; line with baking paper.
2.Place butter, sugar and syrup in a small saucepan; stir over low heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat, stir in sifted dry ingredients; stand until mixture feels warm to touch.
3.Roll one level tablespoon of mixture into balls (you should have 10 balls). Place 3cm apart on trays; flatten slightly with your hand.
4.Bake about 12 minutes or until browned. Loosen biscuits; cool on trays.
Store gingernuts in an airtight container for up to one week.Note