The gingerbread figurine is a culinary art work that evokes a warm and festive image.

The figurine is usually decorated with a royal icing, which is a mixture of ice sugar, egg white and lemon juice.

Spices bread figurines are often associated with late-year parties, such as Christmas and New Year, and are often used as edible decorations for cakes, cupcakes and gingerbread houses.They can also be offered as gifts or be used as a decoration element for party tables.