Gingerbread is a sweet food-product flavored with ginger and typically using honey or molasses .
There are many foods that are made from gingerbread foods.
These range from a soft, moist loaf cake to something close to a ginger biscuit.
Originally, the term gingerbread referred to preserved ginger.
It then referred to a confection made with honey and spices.
Gingerbread is often used to translate the French term pain d’épices which means literally “spice bread”
It is also the German term Lebkuchen or Pfefferkuchen which means pepperbread, literally: pepper cake.
So can hamsters eat gingerbread?
Unfortunately it is generally too sweet for them to eat too much of.
However, a nibble of it shouldn’t hurt them.