Lebkuchen

Sharon Taniguchi

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@SharonT

This is a recipe brought from Switzerland by my Grandmother and made by all her sisters as well. To me, it can't be Christmas without Grandmother's Lebkuchen so I usually bake it first. It gets better with age.


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3 large
eggs
1 c
walnuts, chopped
1/2 c
candied citron, chopped
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
soda
1/3 c
honey, warmed
3 c
flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat brown sugar & eggs for five minutes in bowl of electric mixer
2
Disolve soda in hot honey and add to brown sugar mix
3
Add spices to flour and add to brown sugar mix. Then fruit and nuts.
4
Mixture will be thick. Pour into jelly roll pan and bake in 325* oven for 25 - 30 minutes.
5
When cool, frost with a powdered sugar glaze.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Low Sodium