Traditional Frankfurt’s Bethmännchen

Traditional Frankfurt Bethmännchen

Bethmännchen is German pastry originated in Frankfurt. Bethmännchen are baked for Christmas, and you can buy them on Frankfurts Christmas Market. The legend says that this cookie was developed for Simon Moritz Bethmann (a wealthy banker from Frankfurt) in 1838 who had four children; therefore the pastry was decorated with four almond halves. After the death …

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Traditional German Christmas Vanillekipferl

Traditional German Vanillekipferl

I am sure I have mentioned this before – I love Christmas time in Germany! The Christmas markets with mulled wine and all this amazing dishes and sweets! As quick as I fell in love with potato cakes and Flammkuchen I fell in love with German Christmas Cookies. Today I am giving you the best …

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