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Gingerbread Cookies

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Single Packed: Nuremberg Elisen Gingerbread
Single Packed: Nuremberg Elisen Gingerbread

Single Packed Finest Nurembergs Elisen Gingerbread in the flavours nature, chocolate or sugar frosted
 starting at 2.99EUR 
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Nurembergs Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread, 3x
Nurembergs Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread, 3x

plain, chocolate or sugar frosted
 starting at 8.69EUR 
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Nurembergs Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread
Nurembergs Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread

plain, chocolate or sugar frosted
 starting at 13.10EUR 
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Nuremberg Gingerbread cookies, 2nd Quality
 starting at 20.90EUR 
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Nuremberg Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread Almond
Nuremberg Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread Almond

Gingerbread Cookies covered with almond pieces
 starting at 14.10EUR 
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Nuremberg Walnut Lebkuchen cookies
Nuremberg Walnut Lebkuchen cookies

Nuremberg Walnut Lebkuchen cookies - 5 pieces with chocolate cover
 starting at 14.10EUR 
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Nuremberg Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread Whole milk chocolate
 starting at 13.10EUR 
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Nuremberg Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread White chocolate
 starting at 13.10EUR 
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Square Nuremberg Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread
Square Nuremberg Elisen Lebkuchen / Gingerbread

chocolate or assorted Elisen Lebkuchen Cookies
 starting at 13.10EUR 
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White Gingerbread rectrangles
 starting at 12.10EUR 
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Gingerbread Mini - Stones, 300g
Gingerbread Mini - Stones, 300g

Flavours: pear williams, rum plum, whiskey cherry
 11.90EUR 
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Big Nuremberg Elisenlebkuchen / Gingerbread - different sorts
Big Nuremberg Elisenlebkuchen / Gingerbread - different sorts

XXL Lebkuchen Gingerbread Cookie from Nuremberg
 starting at 20.10EUR 
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Mini Gingerbread - Cookies, 150g
Mini Gingerbread - Cookies, 150g

super small cookies made after the finest Elisenlebkuchen cookies from Nuremberg
 starting at 4.49EUR 
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Gingerbread Mini - Cookies, 250g
Gingerbread Mini - Cookies, 250g

Mini Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies order in the flavors Apple Calvados, Pear Williams, Rum Plum, Grand Marnier Orange, Ginger Lemon and Whiskey Cherry
 9.90EUR 
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Summer Gingerbread Mini - Cookies, 250g
Summer Gingerbread Mini - Cookies, 250g

Lebkuchen cookies available to buy in different summer refreshing flavors raspberry, mint-lemon, and peach
 starting at 8.90EUR 
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Summer Gingerbread Cookies
Summer Gingerbread Cookies

Tasty white chocolate cover with the flavors strawberry, orange, lemon and white chocolate
 8.90EUR 
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Tin + Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen
Tin + Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen

Gingerbread Tin filled with finest Nuremberg Gingerbread cookies
 starting at 9.90EUR 
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Christmas Gingerbreads

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Gingerbread Ornament - Merry Christmas
Gingerbread Ornament - Merry Christmas

choose out of 10 ornaments
 starting at 1.99EUR 
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Gingerbread heart, christmas
Gingerbread heart, christmas

in small - medium - large available
 3.59EUR 
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Gingerbreadheart with santa hat blank with border, 20 cm
 starting at 2.99EUR 
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Gingerbreadheart with santa hat blank with border, 16 cm
 starting at 2.49EUR 
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XXL Gingerbreadheart with santa hat blank with border, 41 cm
 starting at 20.90EUR 
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Gingerbread Christmas Tree blank with border
Gingerbread Christmas Tree blank with border

ca. 15cm - border colour: green
 starting at 2.39EUR 
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Gingerbread pinetree rounded blank with border, 20 cm
 starting at 2.99EUR 
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Gingerbread pinetree spiky blank with border, 22 cm
 starting at 3.89EUR 
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XXL Gingerbread pinetree blank with border, 43 cm
 starting at 20.90EUR 
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Gingerbread Christmas Star blank with border, red
 starting at 2.39EUR 
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Gingerbread Christmas Star blank with border, green
 starting at 2.39EUR 
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Gingerbreadstar blank with border, 20 cm
 starting at 2.99EUR 
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Gingerbreadstar blank with border, 24 cm
 starting at 5.49EUR 
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XXL Gingerbread star blank mit Rand, 41 cm
 starting at 20.90EUR 
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Gingerbreadheart with santa hat blank, 12 cm
 starting at 1.29EUR 
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Gingerbreadheart with santa hat blank, 16 cm
 starting at 1.59EUR 
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XXL Gingerbreadheart with santa hat blank, 41 cm
 starting at 16.90EUR 
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Gingerbreadheart with santa hat blank, 20 cm
 starting at 2.59EUR 
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Gingerbread Star blank, 12cm
 starting at 1.19EUR 
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Gingerbread Star blank, 15cm
 starting at 1.69EUR 
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Gingerbreadstar blank, 20 cm
 starting at 2.39EUR 
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Gingerbreadstar blank, 24 cm
 starting at 3.49EUR 
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XXL Gingerbreadstar blank, 41 cm
 starting at 16.90EUR 
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unwrought gingerbred star or fir tree, 25 pieces
unwrought gingerbred star or fir tree, 25 pieces

blank gingerbred, star ca. 13x16cm or fir tree ca. 14x17cm
 starting at 39.00EUR 
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Gingerbread Boot blank, 12cm
 starting at 1.19EUR 
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Gingerbread Boot blank, 16cm
 starting at 2.09EUR 
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Gingerbread Boot blank, 13cm
 starting at 1.59EUR 
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Gingerbread boots blank, 19 cm
 starting at 2.59EUR 
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gingerbred set, 5 pieces of star, tree and shoe
gingerbred set, 5 pieces of star, tree and shoe

blank gingerbred set, 5 pieces star, tree and shoe ca. 12cm
 starting at 14.90EUR 
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Gingerbred blank set, each 5x star, tree and house
Gingerbred blank set, each 5x star, tree and house

15x gingerbred blank, 5x star, tree and house, approx. 12cm
 starting at 14.90EUR 
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Gingerbred blank set, each 5x heart, star and house
Gingerbred blank set, each 5x heart, star and house

15x gingerbred blank, 5x heart, star and house, approx. 12cm
 starting at 14.90EUR 
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Gingerbred blank do-it-yourself set - each 5x heart, star and fir tree
Gingerbred blank do-it-yourself set - each 5x heart, star and fir tree

15x gingerbred blank, 5x heart, star and tree, approx. 12cm
 starting at 14.90EUR 
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Gingerbred blank do-it-yourself set - each 5x pretzel, heart and star
Gingerbred blank do-it-yourself set - each 5x pretzel, heart and star

15x gingerbred blank, 5x heart, star and pretzel, approx. 12cm
 starting at 14.90EUR 
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Gingerbread Moose blank, 12cm
 starting at 1.19EUR 
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Gingerbread Moose blank, 15cm
 starting at 1.59EUR 
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Gingerbread Moose blank, 22cm
 starting at 2.59EUR 
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XXL Gingerbread moose blank, 42 cm
 starting at 16.90EUR 
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Gingerbread house blank, 12cm
 starting at 1.19EUR 
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Gingerbread house blank, 15cm
 starting at 1.69EUR 
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Gingerbread snowman blank, 12cm
 starting at 1.19EUR 
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Gingerbread Angle blank, 12cm
 starting at 1.19EUR 
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Gingerbread Bell blank, 12cm
 starting at 1.19EUR 
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Gingerbread Metal Tin

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Tin with stollen cake - different sorts
Tin with stollen cake - different sorts

choose from different sorts of stollen cake, 200g
 starting at 4.19EUR 
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Stollen Mini in christmas gift box 200g - different sizes varieties
 starting at 3.09EUR 
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Tin + Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen
Tin + Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen

Gingerbread Tin filled with finest Nuremberg Gingerbread cookies
 starting at 9.90EUR 
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Gingerbread tin silver - empty
 starting at 1.49EUR 
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Gingerbread Deluxe Metal chest
Gingerbread Deluxe Metal chest

filled with 2k finest Nuremberg Gingerbread cookies, gingerbread star, and christmas liquor
 starting at 86.91EUR 
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Christmas Greetings Metal Chest
Christmas Greetings Metal Chest

filled with finest Nuremberg Gingerbread Cookies, christmas stollen, fruitbread
 starting at 23.90EUR 
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Santa Claus Metal Chest
Santa Claus Metal Chest

filled with 3 pieces of Nürnberger Lebkuchen cookies, mini christmas stollen cake, and fruit bread
 starting at 24.90EUR 
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Christmas Dream Metal chest
Christmas Dream Metal chest

filled with 800g finest Nürnberger Lebkuchen, mixed, 1x Mini Gingerbread Cookies, 1000g Dresdner Christstollen, Fruit Bread 500g, and 2x Gingerbread-Ornaments
 starting at 84.90EUR 
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German Christmas Stollen

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Mini Christmas Stollen Cake 200g
 starting at 1.59EUR 
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Micro marzipan stollen cake 25g
 starting at 0.69EUR 
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Butter stollen cake - 500g
 starting at 4.49EUR 
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Raisin stollen cake - 750g
 starting at 4.79EUR 
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Marzipan Christmas Stollen 750g
 starting at 4.99EUR 
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christmas marzipan stollen  - 1000g
 starting at 5.39EUR 
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Tin with stollen cake - different sorts
Tin with stollen cake - different sorts

choose from different sorts of stollen cake, 200g
 starting at 4.19EUR 
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Stollen Mini in christmas gift box 200g - different sizes varieties
 starting at 3.09EUR 
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Fruitcake

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Fruit Cake
Fruit Cake

baked freshly after Grandma's Recipe
 starting at 4.59EUR 
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Fruit cake 250g - custom labelCustomizable
 starting at 3.99EUR 
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Fruit cake 500g - custom labelCustomizable
 starting at 7.99EUR 
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Fruit cake 750g - custom labelCustomizable
 starting at 11.99EUR 
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Gingerbread Metal Chest filled with Nuremberger Lebkuchen

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Stollen Mini in christmas gift box 200g - different sizes varieties
 starting at 3.09EUR 
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Gingerbread Deluxe Metal chest
Gingerbread Deluxe Metal chest

filled with 2k finest Nuremberg Gingerbread cookies, gingerbread star, and christmas liquor
 starting at 86.91EUR 
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Christmas Greetings Metal Chest
Christmas Greetings Metal Chest

filled with finest Nuremberg Gingerbread Cookies, christmas stollen, fruitbread
 starting at 23.90EUR 
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Santa Claus Metal Chest
Santa Claus Metal Chest

filled with 3 pieces of Nürnberger Lebkuchen cookies, mini christmas stollen cake, and fruit bread
 starting at 24.90EUR 
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Christmas Dream Metal chest
Christmas Dream Metal chest

filled with 800g finest Nürnberger Lebkuchen, mixed, 1x Mini Gingerbread Cookies, 1000g Dresdner Christstollen, Fruit Bread 500g, and 2x Gingerbread-Ornaments
 starting at 84.90EUR 
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Christmas Hamper

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Gingerbread - a diverse and traditional product

The Nuremberg Elisen gingerbread is especially in the winter time a very popular pastry and for many people an integral part of the Christmas tradition. Its spicy smell and the juicy consistency characterize the delicious honey cake. And of course the incomparable sweet taste. The world-famous Christmas biscuit, which is often sold in a filled gingerbread can, looks back on a long history and an astonishing variety.


Aufeinander gestapelte Lebkuchen



What is a gingerbread and where does it come from?

Well, the origin of the name is not clear, on the one hand, the term gingerbread could be derived from the Latin "Libum" (flat bread), on the other hand makes the Germanic word "loaf" sense.

However, one is relatively sure as far as history is concerned. Because first records go back to the year 350 BC. Christ, which says that already the Romans brushed their cakes with honey before baking. And also the Egyptians knew already small cakes which were sweetened with honey, as grave goods prove. The gingerbread as it is known today was originally invented in the 13th century in the Belgian town of Dinant. Over the course of several decades, it spread through Aachen to Nuremberg and was refined further and further. First, the gingerbread (pepper was then the collective term for all spices) was known only in the monasteries. There he was baked and eaten all year round, as he is very durable due to the high sugar content.

Lebkuchen-Box Verzierung

In 1395, first gingerbread bakers outside the Nuremberg monastery walls were mentioned. The craft spread quite quickly in the trading city and each of the gingerbread had its own well-kept recipe, but these are usually based on the same basic ingredients:

  • Hazelnuts, almonds and walnuts or other nut species

  • Protein, flour and sugar or honey
  • Orangeate, citron and marzipan
  • And especially important: The top secret spice blends

In addition to cinnamon and cloves, ginger, cardamom, coriander, mace, nutmeg, fennel and allspice are typical gingerbread spices. Despite this manageable amount of ingredients, over the centuries many different varieties of gingerbread have developed, which are essentially divided into "brown gingerbread" and "wafer gingerbread".



The brown gingerbread - the unknown standard

The recipe of this gingerbread is based on a relatively high flour content, which together with the classic spices and the traditionally used honey (today often used also sugar syrup) results in a firm and kneadable dough. This can typically be refined with different nuts or candy. Due to the somewhat firmer texture, this dough is also very easy to cut and shape, which is why it mainly serves as the basis for the most varied gingerbread figures.

The best-known form here is certainly the gingerbread house , which is regionally referred to as the gingerbread house, crunchy house or witch's house. Although the gingerbread house based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Hänsel and Gretel", but it is in addition to the German-speaking countries in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and the English-speaking area widespread.

Lebkuchenhaus mit Figuren
Männchen aus Lebkuchen

But you should not forget the gingerbread man here. The gingerbread man is more common in English-speaking countries, but is gaining more and more worldwide reputation and popularity. Part of this is certainly the film "Shrek" at. Surprisingly, the gingerbread man looks back on a long history, because he has been known since the 16th century.



Wafers gingerbread - The classic for Christmas

In contrast to the brown gingerbread is the family of wafer gingerbread. These must consist of at least 7% nuts, half of which must be almonds, hazelnuts or walnuts. The second half consists mostly of other so-called "oilseeds", such as sunflower seeds or poppy.

The dough of the wafer gingerbread is very soft and is usually applied to the wafers with a syringe bag. The thin dough slice fulfills two functions: Firstly, it gives the gingerbread sufficient stability during production, and secondly, it prevents the dough from burning on the sheet during baking. After dosing, the raw mass is distributed evenly with a special tool, the so-called "gingerbread bell". As the name suggests, this is reminiscent of a wooden bell and is simply placed with the opening on the individual dough portions. By turning at the top of a down-mounted metal bar distributes the mass evenly on the wafer.



White gingerbread - The eye-catching of the oblates gingerbread

This gingerbread dances in comparison with his brothers something out of line, because he is usually baked on a square wafer and has a strikingly bright color. This is based on the relatively high proportion of whole egg or protein, which is predetermined by the corresponding gingerbread recipe. In addition, it may consist of a maximum of 40% flour.



Fine wafer gingerbread - The prince of gingerbread

These gingerbread are closely related to the classic "Wafer gingerbread". However, since they must have a nut content of at least 12.5%, they are higher quality and much tastier.

Runde Lebkuchen im Beutel verschiedene Sorten


Elisen gingerbread - The king among the gingerbread

For a gingerbread to become a masterpiece and to bear the protected term "Elisenlebkuchen" (german for Elisen gingerbread), it must meet very specific criteria: it must consist of at least 25% almonds, hazelnuts and / or walnuts (no other nuts may be used here!) And may contain a maximum of 10% flour. The most delicious gingerbread, such as our finest Nuremberg Elisen gingerbread , even completely renounce the flour and have a nut content of almost 40%!

 

Printen and pepper nuts - Only part of the gingerbread variety in Germany

Due to the long history of the gingerbread several regional variations of the Pfefferkuchens have been created in Germany. Some of the best-known gingerbread specialties are, in addition to the Aachen Printen, certainly the Pulsnitzer gingerbread or the Offenbacher Pfeffernüsse. But the Neisser confectionery and the Coburger Schmätzchen are nationally known Christmas cookies.


Aachener Printen gingerbread

The Printen are a variation of the brown gingerbread and exist in its basic form since the 15th century. The name comes from the Dutch "prent" and the English "print" and refers to the manufacturing method, because the dough is pressed in this specialty in a wooden form. Depending on the occasion, these can also be decorated with ornate patterns or have special shapes. The term "Aachen Printen" is today a regionally protected designation.

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Aachener Printe Druckform


Pepper nuts

This specialty is 2-3 cm small hemispheres made of brown gingerbread dough with white sugar coating. The pepper nuts were invented in the 18th century and their taste is a little spicier than other comparable Christmas cookies. Regionally, there are different variations, but the best known are the "Mecklenburger Pfeffernüsse" and the "Offenbacher Pfeffernüsse", for which even Goethe raved.

Halbierter Pfefferkuchen Dunkle und helle Pfeffernüsse

Pulsnitzer gingerbread

These gingerbreads are known since the 16th century and are also based on the brown gingerbread, but they are mainly characterized by the rye flour used. In their production, different dough portions are mixed together, which have been stored for different periods. After baking and slicing, the gingerbreads still get a thick chocolate coating.

Recipe for brown gingerbread

If you are hungry for juicy delicacies, you can simply bake this recipe yourself! You can then use this gingerbread perfectly as a basis for your own figures. Simply cut out or cut out the desired shape.

You'll need the following ingredients:

  • 125g dark sugar beet syrup
  • 25g butter
  • 20g sugar
  • 180g of flour
  • 1 teaspoon gingerbread spice
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • Decoration at will
Ausstechformen für Lebkuchen

The preparation is very simple:

  1. Heat the syrup, butter and sugar in a pan until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Add the flour, gingerbread spice and soda and knead into a smooth dough.
  3. Refrigerate the dough for about an hour in the refrigerator.
  4. Roll out the dough on a floured surface 3-4 mm thick and cut out figures.
  5. Lay out the figures on a baking tray with baking paper and spread with milk.
  6. Bake in preheated oven at about 200 degrees for about 10 minutes (convection).
  7. After cooling, the gingerbread can be decorated as you wish.

 

But it is easy if you order the original Nuremberg gingerbread directly from us in the online shop. Here you have a large selection of variations and can also convince yourself of the quality of our other gingerbread products!


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