Tag: german christmas tradition
Candy canes are cane shaped candies with white and red stripes and flavored with peppermint and cinnamon. Other varieties contain other colors and flavors. Candy canes are made in different sizes and thickness. It is available whole year round but demand increases during the Christmas season.
Origin of the Christmas Candy Cane
It was said that the first Christmas candy cane was made for a choirmaster in Cologne Cathedral in Germanyin 1670. The candies are bent to look like canes and were given