Slavic zwieback

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Shortening
2 cups Sugar
6 \N Whole Eggs
6 cups Flour
5 teaspoons Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Salt
2 cups Walnuts; Chopped
2 teaspoons Anise Oil

1. Combine shortening and sugar.

2. Mix until smooth.

4. Add eggs one at a time. Beat until smooth.

5. Add anise oil. Sift flour. Add baking powder, salt and nuts to flour.

6. Gradually add this to basic. Mix thoroughly.

7. Grease 3 metal ice-tray pans.

8. Divide dough into 3 parts, with floured hands.

9. Press each part evenly into ice-tray pan.

10. Bake in 350 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes at room temperature.

11. Turn out onto a cutting board. Slice whole loaf.

12. Place slices flat, onto a cookie-sheet.

13. Bake in 350 degree oven for 6 minutes. Turn each piece to other side and bake 6 minutes more.

Delicious plain or buttered. Loaves may be stored whole in refrigerator of freezer until ready to slice and bake again.

Recipe by: diane@...

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 195 by "Diane Geary" <diane@...> on Nov 4, 1997

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