How To Hanging Cup Cookies

Hanging Hive Cup Cookies

These delicious cookies are quick and easy to make and a nice decoration to the side of any drink/cup you have.

30 mins

Serves 1


  • 175 g Soft Dark Brown Sugar
  • 90 g Hilltop Honey
  • 60 g Butter
  • 350 g Plain Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 Medium Egg
  • Cookie Cutters
  • Royal Icing
  • Piping Bag


  1. Place the honey, sugar and butter in a pan, and melt over a gentle heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder and spices into a bowl.
  4. Pour in the melted mixture and the egg and mix well.
  5. Knead on a lightly floured surface until it is smooth and thoroughly mixed.
  6. Keep the dough well-wrapped in a beeswax wrap until required.
  7. Turn the oven on to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas Mark 4.
  8. Roll out the gingerbread on a surface lightly dusted with flour.
  9. Cut out the shapes and transfer to the lined baking sheets.
  10. Bake the pieces in the centre of the oven for 10-12 minutes, or until they start to brown.
  11. Remove from the oven and allow the pieces to cool on baking sheets.
  12. Once cooled, decorate with royal icing.

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