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Sauerbraten is a German delicacy. Sauerbraten is made of boneless beef marinated by vinegar flavored mixture and cooked with apple syrup sauce. Sauerbraten is inspired by many food joints around the world.
  Boneless beef roast 2 Pound (Preferably Top / Bottom Round / Rump)
  Lard 6 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onions 2
  Carrot 1
  Peppercorns 5
  Whole cloves 2
  Bay leaf 1
  Juniper berries 2
  Golden raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Gingersnaps 6 , crumbled
  Unsweetened apple juice/Apple syrup 1 Tablespoon (Thick)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Thick sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Combine ingredients for marinade in a saucepan; bring to boiling.
Set aside to cool.
Place meat in an earthenware pot and pour cooled marinade over it.
Marinate several days, turning occasionally.
Remove meat and pat dry.
Strain the marinade for sauce.
Heat lard in heavy saucepot or Dutch oven; add meat and brown well on all sides.
Add the strained marinade, cover and cook slowly 1 1/2 hours, or until meat is tender, basting frequently.
Add raisins and gingersnap crumbs about 15 minutes before end of cooking time.
Add the apple juice (or syrup) and more seasoning if needed.
Stir in the sour cream.

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Main Dish

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