These gingerbread biscuits, or lebkuchen, are typical Christmas treats in Germany. Remember the story of Hansel and Gretel, the wicked witch and that tempting sweet-and-spicy gingerbread house? The German authors of that fairy tale, brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, started the fashion for gingerbread shapes decorated with icing in the early 1800s.
Why not make this quick and simple gingerbread biscuit recipe with the kids this weekend? You don't have to stick to the usual gingerbread men - you could cut it it into whatever shape you like. This gingerbread recipe is tangy and delicious