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Springerle Emporium Recipes and How To's

Caring for Your Springerle Molds and Accessories

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Product Care Instructions To ensure years of enjoyment from your Springerle Emporium products, please care for them as you would all of your fine kitchen accessories and equipment. Wood (Art Und Delikat) Springerle Molds First, remove any loose or dry dough, flour, etc. with a dry soft toothbrush. Remove remaining flour/dough with a soft toothbrush by gently brushing the mold grooves in a circular motion. A bit of gentle hand dish soap and water works well. Never leave wood springerle molds to soak or put them in the dishwasher. Dry face down on a clean kitchen towel. Dry completely before...

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Traditional Springerle Cookies Recipe

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Springerle are a traditional, anise-flavored cookie dating back at least 500 years. Originally given as special gifts during the holidays and other celebrations, they have a rich history. Delicately crispy-crunchy on the outside with a slightly chewy center, they’re made with simple ingredients.  Flavored with anise and embossed with a variety of designs, these edible works of art were historically made for religious holidays and other special occasions. They remain wildly popular at the Christkindlmarkts (outdoor Christmas Markets) in Europe. Springerle are a very low-moisture cookie made without any butter, lard, or shortening. When first baked, they are chewy like a sugar cookies. After...

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Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

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Cinnamon applesauce ornaments bring a wonderful fragrance to your Christmas tree.

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Springerle Cookies with Granulated Sugar

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Recipe for granulated sugar springerle cookies from Springerle Emporium

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Introduction to Paper Casting with Springerle Molds

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Paper Casting with Springerle Molds The art of embossed paper using springerle molds dates back hundreds of years, with the oldest surviving example in a German museum from the year 1510! Paper casts can be used to decorate cards, gift tags, and wrapped presents; as ornaments; and as framed pieces of art.        You will need: Acid Free 100% Cotton Linter (available on our online store); springerle molds of your choice; clean sponge; blender; tea strainer, and depending on the types of molds you choose, cutting board oil and a brush. 1. Start with a piece of cotton linter the same...

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