Saturday, 17 December 2011

Free From & Festive - Day 6

There are a few spices that instantly say Christmas to me.  Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger.  The scents of any of those wafting through the house is enough to fill your soul with the sound of jingle bells!  In my opinion, the best of these spices is ginger.  I think the attraction to ginger during cold winter months is the delicious warmth that it spreads through you, hot - but not chilli-hot.

What better way to spread a little warmth and festive cheer than to celebrate gingerbread!  This versatile little item has so many forms at this time of year, biscuits, cakes, even made into houses!

Saara at The Gluten Free Student Cookbook has made some gorgeous Christmas tree decorations that you have to check out and try.
Saara's delicious Christmas tree decorations!
Fran at Fran's Food has made these really cute gingerbread man topped cupcakes, head over to Fran's for the recipe.
Fran's gingerbread cupcakes

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