Gingerbread

Duluth: City of Gingerbread

Gingerbread City at Nordic Center

DULUTH, Minn.-While Bentleyville is making Duluth a city of lights, the Nordic Center is making Duluth a city of gingerbread. For the 7th year the Nordic Center set up their Gingerbread City. After a gingerbread decorating workshop, you could go and make other crafts with UMD students, embracing Nordic tradition in Duluth. “We want people to come together, take some…

Experience Gingerbread City Duluth 2018

The 7th Annual Pepperkakebyen Gingerbread City Opens Friday, November 16

DULUTH, Minn. – Gingerbread city in Norwegian is pronounced: pepper-kocker-bee-in. Back in 2011, the Duluth Pepperkakebyen Gingerbread City started as Son’s of Norway member and Norwegian native, Bente Soderlind’s idea to create a smaller Duluth version of Bergen, Norway’s world’s largest gingerbread city in the world. Volunteers from the Son’s of Norway Norton Lodge and Nordic Center of Duluth will once…

Local Chef Builds Gingerbread Replica of Glensheen

Chef Mark Edwards started working on the gingerbread replica a month ago and used a cardboard model as a guide

DULUTH, Minn. – It weighs almost 100 pounds and took 12 hours over three days to create. One man has built a gingerbread replica of the well known Glensheen mansion. Mark Edwards, of Exchange Bakery, knows the place very well because he was their exclusive caterer for 15 years. He used a White House cookbook for the recipe that called…

Gingerbread City Offers Nordic Experience for Northlanders

6th Annual Pepperkakebyen Gingerbread City

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend the holiday spirit will be in full swing at the Nordic Center in Duluth. The 6th Annual Pepperkakebyen Gingerbread City opens to the public on Saturday, November 18. A gingerbread village will fill the Nordic Center and there will also be a chance for families to make some traditional Nordic-Minnesota crafts. The event is free,…