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Mostly Chocolate Announces Schmidt Lebkuchen (German Gingerbread) for the Christmas Season

Schmidt Lebkuchen is a German gingerbread tradition for the holidays.


Charlotte, NC -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/19/2014 -- is the number one distributor of schmidt lebkuchen in the United States. They supply the large and growing community of Germans in the United States with schmidt lebkuchen gingerbread, a German holiday tradition.

Schmidt Lebkuchen History
The style of the traditional Lebkuchen was invented by Medieval monks in Franconia, Germany in the 13th century. Lebkuchen bakers were recorded as early as 1296 in Ulm and since 1395 in Nuremberg. Local history in Nuremberg relates that emperor Friedrich the Third held a convention there in 1487 and he invited the children of the city to a special event where he presented Lebkuchen bearing his printed portrait to almost four thousand children. offers many of the old favorites, 2014 Festive Chest, Historic Nuremberg Chest, Small Nuremberg Chest, and the Artists (just to mention a few) with newly designed tins. They also carry new Schmidt products such as the Rocking Horse Chest. Mostly Chocolate suggest early ordering for freshness.

Types of Lebkuchen Schmidt

Brown Lebkuchen: There are several types of Lebkuchen which are formed or cut out from dough but not baked on a layered wafer (Oblaten).

Fine Oblaten-Lebkuchen: The dough of this Lebkuchen is placed on a wafer (oblaten) and is referred to as “Oblaten Lebkuchen”.

White Lebkuchen: The term “white Lebkuchen” is attributed to its light color, which resembles a biscuit.

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