Gingerbread World has brought delicious German gingerbread to Canada for more than 25 years - authentic Lebkuchen from Nuremberg. Now we are thrilled to have found a bakery in that same famous city that is entirely Gluten Free and bakes wonderfully delicious and nut-filled cookies for Christmas.
Fraunholz is a family owned and run bakery located in Nuremberg's Old Town - a short walk from the famous Hauptmarkt square. They've been baking scrumptious gingerbread for over a hundred years. I love that when I email the bakery it's Michael Fraunholz - fourth generation owner - that answers my questions.
Fraunholz has always been a wheat-free facility and uses no artificial preservatives making their cookies suitable for people with food allergies such as wheat intolerance and celiac disease.
We import the premium quality Elisen Lebkuchen in glazed and chocolate. Fraunholz pumps up the nut content in these cookies to replace the wheat. Ingredients are still mixed by hand and icing applied by brush.
I am looking forward to visiting their bakery this summer when I go to Nuremberg. I'll be travelling with my middle daughter and she and I are going to sample everything!
I'll make sure to come back with a follow up after our visit and add more pictures!