Grandma's lebkuchen

Yield: 36 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Egg
¾ cup Brown sugar
½ cup Honey
½ cup Dark molasses
3 cups Sifted flour
½ teaspoon Baking soda
1¼ teaspoon Ground nutmeg
1¼ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon Ground cloves
½ teaspoon Ground allspice
½ cup Slivered almonds
½ cup Mixed candied fruits and peels; finely chopped
1 \N Slightly beaten egg white
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
½ teaspoon Grated lemon peel
1½ cup Sifted powdered sugar


From: morrissey@... (Mostly Harmless) Date: Sat, 6 Nov 1993 15:04:43 GMT Beat egg. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Stir in honey and molasses. Sift together dry ingredients and add to honey/molasses mixture.

Mix well. Stir in nuts, fruits and peels. Chill several hours or over night. Roll out ¼ inch thich on floured surface. Cut in 3 1/2x2-inch rectangles. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350F for about 12 minutes. Cool slightly and remove from pan. While still warm, brush with lemon glaze.

Lemon glaze - combine one slightly beaten egg white, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, ½ teaspoon grated lemon peel and 1½ cups sifted powdered sugar.



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