Gingerbread Man - 6ft

But why are gingerbread cookies popularly made during the Yuletide season?

Curiously, there are several versions of the origin of the Gingerbread Man. It was a favoured treat in Medieval London, where ladies gave them as good luck charms for the knights they fancied. Women also ate the cookies to increase their chances of marrying.

One historical account claims Queen Elizabeth I ordered cookies to be created in the likeness of some esteemed guests. It was such a popular gesture that “gingerbread fairs” started happening around England and Europe.

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Description

One delicious tradition observed during the holiday season is to bake and eat gingerbread cookies. Mothers bake gingerbread men to enjoy during Christmas. Other people gather family and friends together to create gingerbread houses.

But why are gingerbread cookies popularly made during the Yuletide season?

Curiously, there are several versions of the origin of the Gingerbread Man. It was a favoured treat in Medieval London, where ladies gave them as good luck charms for the knights they fancied. Women also ate the cookies to increase their chances of marrying.

One historical account claims Queen Elizabeth I ordered cookies to be created in the likeness of some esteemed guests. It was such a popular gesture that “gingerbread fairs” started happening around England and Europe.

Another origin story said gingerbread cookies were seen as sacred and the general public was only allowed to make them during Christmas and Easter. Whatever the story, the delicious treat remains to be a favourite during Christmas.

This six-foot Gingerbread Man may not smell like a dessert, but it can make onlookers excited for Christmas. The collection also includes a Gingerbread Lady, Gingerbread Girl, and Gingerbread Boy.

Features:

Dimensions: L 147 x W 33 x H 195cm

Weight: 27.8kg

Colours: Brown cookie body, white, sky blue, and red trimmings

Additional information

Weight 27.8 kg
Dimensions 147 x 33 x 195 cm (L x W x H)

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