Set oven to 170c.
Place butter, sugar and golden syrup in bowl and beat until creamy. Combine
Baking soda and milk. Add to first mixture and beat to combine.
Sift flour, cocoa and ginger together. Add to first mixture. Mix together to form a firm dough. On lightly floured work surface, roll out dough to whatever shapes wanted.
Bake for 12-15 mins or until golden brown and firm to touch. (If making gingerbread houses best to place template over baked pieces and trim if necessary whilst still warm. Join pieces with Royal Icing as "glue").