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Is Gingerbread Vegan

by Fabian Jackson

3min read

Isn’t the smell of fresh gingerbread one of the quickest ways to feel festive? You must be wondering if the biscuit is suitable for vegans, keep reading to find out. 


Whether you’re shaping it into simple people to decorate or elaborate snowy houses, gingerbread is a festive staple that smells and tastes great. The biscuit is thought to originate from Armenia and was brought to Europe in 992CE where it grew to be a staple at medieval European festivals and fairs.

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Is gingerbread vegan? 

No, traditional gingerbread isn’t vegan because it contains eggs and dairy butter. However, it’s easy to make plant-based gingerbread with vegan butter. 

Hungry to make some? 

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Check out our recipe here for the best vegan gingerbread.

Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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