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Traditional Lebkuchen

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  Chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mixed glace fruit 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose white flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Freeze dried coffee 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Honey 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sourdough starter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rum glaze 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Mix walnuts, fruit, and orange peel.
Combine flour, soda, spices, and coffee; sprinkle over fruit and nut mixture.
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
Beat in egg.
Add honey and Sourdough Starter alternately with flour and nut mixture; mix well.
Spread on greased jelly-roll pan.
Bake in preheated 375 °F oven 15 minutes or until done.
Remove from oven.
Frost with Rum Glaze.
Cool; cut into bars.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4478 Calories from Fat 2321

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 261 g401.9%

Saturated Fat 73.2 g366%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 4234.4 mg176.4%

Total Carbohydrates 487 g162.4%

Dietary Fiber 41.4 g165.6%

Sugars 317.7 g

Protein 73 g145.9%

Vitamin A 76% Vitamin C 28.7%

Calcium 41.4% Iron 114.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Traditional Lebkuchen Recipe