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German Spice Cakes

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Ingredients
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Honey 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Gold medal flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chopped almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped candied orange peel 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg white 1
  Icing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 400°
Mix sugar, honey, and eggs thoroughly.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend dry ingredients; stir into sugar mixture.
Mix in almonds and orange peel.
Roll 1/4" thick on lightly floured board; cut in fancy shapes.
Place on lightly greased baking sheet, leaving 1/2" between cookies.
Bake 10 to 12 min.
While still hot, brush cookies with Icing.
Store cookies in covered container for 1 week to mellow.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
German
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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