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I must admit I never liked gingerbread, I found it too spicy and unappealing. However, a few years ago our kindergarten was selling gingerbread as a fund raiser, so as with all fundraisers I did my bit to support the cause.
My children were enjoying them so much it made me curious of how they tasted, so I tried a tiny bit of their gingerbread, and to my surprise it was yummy, not spicy but more like ginger with golden syrup mixed into a soft biscuit, they are very tasty.
At the time they had a factory nearby and we became constant visitors, especially around Christmas time when they have cute Christmas tree gingerbread and gingerbread houses. They were a hit with all our relatives and we are still getting requests for more gingerbread.
It was a sad day when they put a notice up saying they were moving to Keysborough. Okay, so it's not so far away but it's not the same as being a few kilometres down the road.
For the first time this year, I was in the area at the right time and thought I must call in for some gingerbread men. The embarrassing part is they still remember me, maybe I did go there a bit to much!
Anyway everything is still the same and you can buy seconds from the factory. There is nothing wrong with them, they're just not 100% perfect, maybe a wonky eye on the gingerbread man or an extra button, but you can get a box of 36 gingerbread men for $20.
I know a lot of kinders buy the seconds and sell them for $1.50 each, and they sell quickly and make a nice profit out of it.
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