Lebkuchen (german honey cakes)

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Honey
¾ cup Light brown sugar
1 \N Lemon; juice of
2 \N Eggs; beaten
2½ cup Flour; sifted
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Nutmeg
½ teaspoon Cloves
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ cup Almonds; shredded
¼ cup Citron; chopped

Combine honey, sugar, lemon juice and rind from the lemon. Beat in egg. Sift dry ingredients and add to egg mixture. Add citron and nuts and let stand one day (covered). Roll out dough ½ inch thick and cut into fancy shapes. Bake on buttered cookie sheet in 400 degree oven until browned.

Submitted By ALAN BURGSTAHLER On 02-19-95

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