Types of gingerbread

The three distinct types of gingerbread are brown gingerbread, wafer-based gingerbread and honey gingerbread.


This includes all gingerbread dough made with honey or syrup and baked without using a wafer base. For every 2 parts flour, at least 1 part sugar or sweetener should be used. Ground seeds are optional.

Feine OblatenlebkuchenWAFER GINGERBREAD

This type of gingerbread contains at least 12.5% almonds and/or walnuts and is baked with a wafer base. If necessary, substitute a 14% ground seed mixture.


This is one of the oldest types of gingerbread. Made with honey, eggs, flour and the finest spices, the dough mass can be modified using additional flavors should you choose.