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Lebkuchen (Lep Kuchen)

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a Pennsylvania Dutch recipe for Lebkuchen."
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Ingredients

servings 92
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a large baking sheet (approximately 14x16 or 11x17 inches).
  2. Sift the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and cream of tartar together.
  3. Mix the eggs and sugar thoroughly. Combine this with the flour mixture and stir in the citron and almonds.
  4. Roll dough out on a floured surface to 1/4 inch thick. Cut sheet of dough to fit on your baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes. Cut into squares or diamonds while still warm. Ice thinly with white or lemon frosting.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 92 calories; 1.7 17.7 1.9 16 16 Full nutrition

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Quite tasty! I used parchment paper and baked on a cookie sheet. The dough was very stiff and hard to incorporate all the flour, but I resisted the urge to add anything. I rolled it between two ...

I cut the amount of brown sugar in half. Probably a mistake.