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Lebkuchen

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Lebkuchen is an easy to prepare baked dessert recipe which you will surely love to serve in your coming weekend party. Try this Lebkuchen dish; I am sure you will get a huge fan following for this one.
Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  All spice 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 3
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Instant coffee powder 2 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped hazelnuts/Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Softened butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg white 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In a medium bowl, combine 2 1/4 cups sifted flour and 1 teaspoon each salt, baking powder, allspice and cinnamon.
Beat 3 egg yolks with electric or rotary beater until thick and lemon colored.
Gradually beat in 1 1/2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar.
Stir in half the flour mixture.
Dissolve 2 teaspoons powdered instant coffee in 1/2 cup water.
Add to batter and blend.
Add remaining flour and mix well.
Stir in 1 cup chopped hazelnuts (or walnuts).
Turn into a greased 15x10 x 1-inch jelly roll pan and bake 25 minutes at 375°.
Cool in pan then set on wire rack.
Spread with frosting.
Buffercream Frosting:
Cream 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine with 2 cups confectioners sugar.
Add 1 egg white and 1 tea spoon vanilla extract and beat well with a wooden spoon until smooth and creamy.
Spread over cake in pan and cut into 1x2 -inch bars.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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