Candy · Cookies · Fairy Tale · Gingerbread · Historical · NovElla

Hansel, Gretel, and the Rise of Gingerbread

“Hansel and Gretel” is a fairy tale about a brother and sister lost in the woods. They come across a witch’s cottage made entirely of sweets. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm included it in their Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children’s and Household Tales) book. Gingerbread has a spicy history, and it was formed into the shape of… Continue reading Hansel, Gretel, and the Rise of Gingerbread

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Dark Gingerbread

Looking for a little more spice in your life? Tall, dark, and handsome, this gingerbread is wonderfully moist and decadent. Don’t take my word for it; this is one recipe you’ll want to meet for yourself: Dark Gingerbread ½ cup blackstrap molasses ½ cup applesauce ¼ cup water 2 cups GF flour 1 tsp baking… Continue reading Dark Gingerbread