What is a Springerle Mould?

What is a Springerle Mould?

Springerle Molds Are Made with Swiss Quality Our Springerle molds are reproductions of old and new original wood molds that are privately owned or in museums. These non-stick Springerle molds are ideally suited for making cookies, decorating pastries and crafts.

What are cookie molds?

Cookie molds are gadgets used to make decorative cookies. A mold’s intricate designs create bas-relief surface on the cookie dough, producing cookies that are detailed, edible works of art.

How do you use a springerle mold?

To shape cookies using a springerle mold: Brush a very light coating of flour onto the dough and your springerle mold. Press the mold firmly into the dough, then remove and cut around the design with a knife or a fluted pastry wheel. Transfer the cut cookies to the prepared baking sheets.

What does springerle cookie taste like?

Springerle are German anise-flavored cookies that go back at least 700 years in their rich tradition as special gifts during the holidays and other celebrations. Over time they develop a delicately crispy-crunchy, shattering exterior and a slightly chewy center.

How do you clean ceramic cookie molds?

To clean your mold at the end of the baking session, scrub it with a vegetable brush in a pan of hot, soapy water, or put it in the dishwasher. A number of our cookie molds produce several designs each time you un-mold a single, large cookie.

How do you use cookie molds?

  1. Follow the directions for making the dough.
  2. Chill the dough before baking to facilitate ease of handling.
  3. Start with a clean stoneware cookie mold.
  4. Spray a very light coat of cooking oil evenly on the mold.
  5. Sprinkle a little flour evenly over the oiled mold, shake it to evenly coat, and tap the excess flour out.

Can you use springerle molds for shortbread?

Finally, our Springerle Shortbread recipe, while certainly not traditional, offers a simple and delicious alternative for enjoying your favorite springerle molds.

How do you soften springerle cookies?

Let the cookies cool off completely. They will become very hard as they cool. Springerle are traditionally stored in airtight containers with half of an apple next to them inside the container to create a little bit of moisture to gradually soften the cookies over time.

How do you make cookie shapes without cutters?

Use a small, sharp knife or pizza cutter to cut any shape of cookie you like after rolling out the dough. If needed, use an aid to help cut specific shapes: Create a stencil out of cardboard or parchment, wax, or plain paper for simple shapes like hearts, shamrocks, eggs, and flowers.

Can silicone molds go in the oven?

It’s possible you haven’t thought about it, but silicone molds can be used for many more things than baking. Since molds temperature goes from low to very high, they are freezer, fridge, oven, and microwave safe.