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Honey Lebkuchen

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 3 1⁄3 Cup (53.33 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Honey 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Candied orange peel 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), shredded
  Candied citron 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), shredded
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), blanched and shredded
  Glaze 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F before baking.

MAKING
2) Sift together dry ingredients except sugar.
3) Combine together honey, sugar and water and bring to a boil.
4) Simmer for 5 minutes and let cool.
5) Add in dry ingredient mixture, egg, fruits and nuts to form dough.
6) Wrap the dough in wax paper after pressing together.
7) Refrigerate for 2 to 3 days to ripen.

FINALIZING
8) On the day of baking, place the dough on a lightly floured board, roll it into 1/4 inch thickness and then slice into 3- x 1-inch strips.
9) Place on greased cookie sheet and bake for about 15 minutes in the preheated oven.
10) Let cool and apply Glaze.

SERVING
11) Serve cold or warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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