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

Step-By-Step

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