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The Perfect Gingerbread Biscuits for Christmas

It’s Christmas! Okay, not quite, but preparations across the world have begun - from Christmas food shopping to Christmas gift buying, we’re all in the festive spirit and simply cannot wait to end the year with our loved ones. It goes without saying that this year has been somewhat challenging for families, individuals and businesses, but we’re here to sprinkle some Christmas cheer with our delicious range of Christmas gingerbread. This year we have launched two brand new Christmas gingerbread cartons - our festive Mini Christmas Trees and Gingerbread Magic Stars. Both are quickly becoming a fantastic hit for gingerbread lovers across the nation and both bring the perfect blend of gingerbread spice and everything nice!  But, what’s Christmas without gingerbread men?...

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Introducing our brand NEW Hawkens Gingernuts!

As artisan bakers of over ten years of serving the taste buds of gingerbread lovers across the globe, it brings us great pleasure to announce a brand new addition to the Hawkens Gingerbread collection. After months of perfecting the recipe, mastering the ingredients and hundreds of taste tests, we can assure you that a batch of our hand crafted, truly delicious Gingernuts will leave you longing for more.  So why have we decided to introduce our very own Gingernuts to our biscuit lovers, old and new? We know that gingernuts are enjoyed, loved and devoured across the world; from the UK to Australia, people reach for a gingernut to dunk into their cup of tea all around the world. We...

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Mother's Day

At last the signs that we’re heading into spring are showing, with the sight of daffodils and lambs gambolling in the fields. This must also mean that Mother’s Day is almost upon us!  The 31 March is the opportunity to show our mums our appreciation of all they do by helping them to put their feet up and treating them with a special gift.   It’s possible that your mum has given up chocolate for Lent, so it’s wise to think what alternative sweet treats would put a smile on her face.  Gingerbread dates back much earlier than the introduction of modern Mother’s Day (in 1908), all the way to the 15th century, with the debut of gingerbread men at the court of Elizabeth 1 of England. The Queen had these made as amusing presents, designed to resemble the...

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