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I am baking a black forest cake and it calls for zwieback toast. I cannot find this anywhere. Does anyone know what this is or where I can find it?

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Zwieback in a black forest cake? That's a strange recipe... –  groovingandi Nov 8 '11 at 10:55
    
You cannot find Gerber zwieback or Nabisco zwieback. I have looked in numerous grocery stores and it is not there anywhere. If someone really know where it can be purchased I would appreciate hearing from them. –  user14821 Dec 19 '12 at 22:56
    
It wasn't requested, but since folks are indicating they are having trouble finding the commercial products, here is a link to [King Arthur's recipe][1] for homemade zweiback. Basically, it is a twice backed yeast-raised bread, somewhat similar to the Italian biscotti. A long, log shaped loaf is prepared much like any yeast leavend bread, then the next day it is sliced and baked again to dry it out. [1]: kingarthurflour.com/recipes/zwieback-recipe –  SAJ14SAJ Jan 17 '13 at 12:09
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Zwieback toast is a twice-baked sweetened toast fed to teething children. It is also known as teething toast, and can be found in the baby aisle of most grocery stores.

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secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Zwieback It's not only for teething childern. There also is Cocos Zwieback! Fancy! doit24.de/… –  nisc Aug 18 '10 at 7:40
    
I also used Zwieback in Germany when I was baking cheesecakes, in place of graham crackers. While not identical, it was close enough for many applications; the reverse should also hold. –  JasonTrue Jan 17 '13 at 4:17
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Here is what it looks like, if you are out shopping.

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You can also go to Amazon and order it. I bought a box from Amazon and it arrived two days later. Hope this helps...

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I don't know who downvoted you and why, but you can indeed find zwieback toast on Amazon (I tried the .com, .co.uk and .de version and they all have it). –  Mien Jul 13 '13 at 9:07
    
@Mien there's already an answer linking to a specific product on Amazon. This just says "go to Amazon". You could answer that on just about any "where can I find" question, but let's try to assume that the OP isn't stupid. Downvotes don't have to mean factually incorrect, just not useful/helpful. –  Aaronut Jul 13 '13 at 12:54
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