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Bakery

Bakvormen voor cakes
Until 1950, the nuns baked their bread here three times a week. The oven was filled with faggots, which were bundles of sticks tied together and then they heated the oven until it was white-hot. After putting the ashes and the burning charcoal into the extinguisher, the bread forms filled with paste were pushed into the oven.

The nuns could bake around 32 breads at a time. The dough was prepared in a wooden trough. Because of the huge volume of the dough, it could not be kneaded manually. One of the sisters had to wash her feet very thoroughly and then she was lifted up by two other sisters and put in the trough to knead the dough with her feet.