Separately mix soju and honey then add to flour. Gather pastry into a ball.
Divide the dough in half. Roll out one-half into a thick rectangular shape.
Cut the dough into 1 inch wide strips and then cut the strips at an angle to make diamond shapes
Brush the top of each Yakwa piece generously with butter.
Bake at 250°F for 15 mins.
Make the syrup by mixing the rice syrup, honey and water in a sauce pan. Once it boils, turn the heat off and add ginger.
Raise heat to 300°F and cook for another 10 mins.
When Yakwa is nicely browned, take it out of the oven and immediately add it to the syrup.
Let it sit in syrup for at least 30 minutes or even overnight.
Take Yakwa out from the syrup when it is to your liking and sprinkle with chopped pine nuts.