Suikerbrood

Suikerbrood

Suikerbrood ("Sugar bread"; West Frisian: sûkerbôlle or sûkerbôle[1], French: craquelin) is a yeast-based bread not unlike a brioche. It contains a significant amount of sugar, traditionally added as nib sugar, though sometimes sugar cubes are used.[2] While eaten throughout the Netherlands and Belgium,[3] it is especially associated with Friesland.[4] Suikerbrood is usually flavored with cinnamon[5] and sometimes with ginger.[1] A traditional use of suikerbrood is after a baby's birth.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b "Sûkerbôle". Lekker Frysk. http://www.lekker-frysk.nl/suikerbrood.htm. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Lesbrief Groep 5 en 6". Akkerbouw. http://www.akkerbouw.info/pdf/lb56.pdf. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Haegens, Noël. "Bread specialties from all over the world". Classofoods. http://www.classofoods.com/page3_2.html. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Pays Bas. Michelin. 2011. p. 16. ISBN 9782067154223. http://books.google.com/books?id=kXrB-kUzMXwC&pg=PA16. 
  5. ^ Nelson, Nina (1987). The Netherlands. Batsford. p. 172. ISBN 978-0713451702. 
  6. ^ Ditzhuijzen, Jeannette van (7 August 2004). "Brood als cadeau bij geboorte". Trouw. http://www.trouw.nl/tr/nl/4512/Cultuur/archief/article/detail/1734404/2004/08/07/Brood-als-cadeau-bij-geboorte.dhtml. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 

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