Gingerbread Christmas Cookies with Royal Icing

Welcome back to a new Betty-The-Baking-Princess recipe! Today I will show you a simple Gingerbread recipe with honey. The cookie dough is quickly made but it has to rest in the fridgefor at least 12 hours. Therefore, these are no last-minute cookies – they need a good Christmassy night’s sleep. 😉DSC00349b

Once the dough has had enough resting, you can use various cookie cutters to make the cookies. You bake them – and as soon as they have cooled down completely, you can decorate them!That’s the part I liked best! You can be creative, feel super Christmassy and design whatever you like. You can follow my instructions on how to work with Royal Icing here or on the pdf below.DSC00343instaDSC00346bAlready now I wish you all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS and who knows, maybe another Christmas Cookie recipe will follow…

Much love,


To get a printed version:
Download the pdf. (Both English and German versions available!)

Gingerbread Cookies with Royal Icing

Honiglebkuchen-Guetzli mit Royal Icing


New Handmade Vintage Apron

DSC00264insta1.jpgHello everyone – long time no see! As you may know if you have been following me on Instagram, it is not that I haven’t baked. I just had no time whatsoever to write any recipes for you.DSC00237b.jpg

I still don’t have that time: next week is exam week at the University, thankfully with only one exam for me. Still, I absolutely HAD to show you this wonderfully Christmassy and beautiful Vintage Apron which arrived the day before yesterday from New York. There it was handmade by MamaMadison (you can find her Etsy-shop here: I found her on Instagram and immediately fell in love with her adorable aprons. Oh, I’m so happy to have my very own now!DSC00239insta5.jpg

Soon, I’ll be back with some Christmas recipes!

Much love,