There is probably hardly anything else that epitomizes that wintry holiday feeling that smells like childhood and joy as gingerbread men do. With this great recipe from Home Cooking Adventure, you’ll find out everything you need to know about making gingerbread cookies in only four minutes.
Gingerbread was first produced in the XV century. However, it wasn’t until a century later that someone came with the idea to give human form to the gingerbread dough. That someone was the Queen of England, Elisabeth I, who instructed her cooks to try and make the cookies resemble her venerable guests. It seems like English humor was always sharp and witty.
Do not forget the health properties when considering this recipe. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and lowers blood sugars, while cinnamon has antioxidants, lowers the risk of heart disease and has a powerful anti-diabetic effect.
So, get that oven heated up and don’t forget the mulled wine!