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Tough Cake

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Tough Cake is a delicious dessert recipe that you would love to prepare on a get together. Try this Tough Cake; I am sure you will have a huge fan following for this!
Ingredients
  Rye flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  White flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Powdered anise 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Combine the rye and white flour in a large bowl.
In a saucepan, bring the water, honey, molasses and anise to a boil and simmer 5 minutes.
Add the liquid mixture to the flour and knead into a ball.
Cover the dough and refrigerate for 2 days.
Combine the cloves, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda and buttermilk and knead into the dough.
Make sure the ingredients are well combined.
Roll the dough out on a floured board to a 1/2 inch thickness.
Using cookie cutters, cut figures out of the dough.
Place on buttered cookie sheets and brush with milk.
Bake in a preheated 400° oven for 20 to 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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