Lebkuchen I10 Reviews
“Lebkuchen is a traditional German holiday cookie. It is high in spicy flavor.” - by Judy Schindler
Original recipe yields 2 dozen
- Spray bottom and sides of a 10 x15 inch glass pan with a non-stick spray. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
- In a 2 cup glass measuring cup, heat the honey and 1/3 cup sugar in a microwave for 1 minute. Pour this mixture into a medium mixing bowl.
- Sift together the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Add to the honey mixture. Stir well.
- Add and mix in by hand the candied fruit, oil, and spices.
- Add 1 1/2 to 2 cups more flour. Knead dough to mix (dough will be stiff). Spread into pan. Bake for 20 minutes until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Cut into squares. May be frosted with sugar glaze or eaten plain. Best if stored for 2 weeks.
Amount Per Serving (12 total)
- 330 cal
- 1.6 g
- 77.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (10)Rate This Recipe
"I have been a student of German for 10 years now. This is the best recipe I have found for Lebkuchen in these ten years. My college professor commented that they taste authintic (he's German) and I al..." See moreso won my boyfriend's heart (or should I say stomach) over with these. My daughter also loved helping me."
"The recipe did really well until I added the sesame oil...the sesame overwhelmed the entire mixture. I am wondering if I used the correct type of sesame oil...." See more"
"Very authentic, and easy to use. I have been looking for a practical Lebkuchen recipe for years, but never found one that properly converted the measurements, ingredients and temperatures for English..." See more/American use. I used this recipe this year for Christmas, with much success. The Lebkuchen produced by this recipe can also be used to make a Lebkuchen house."
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