Lebkuchen (Lep Kuchen)

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  • Published Mar 19th
  • Servings24
  • Calories92

This is a Pennsylvania Dutch recipe for Lebkuchen.

Lebkuchen (Lep Kuchen) Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Lebkuchen (Lep Kuchen) for 24 servings:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/8 pound chopped candied citron
  • 1/8 pound chopped almonds

Lebkuchen (Lep Kuchen) Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Lebkuchen (Lep Kuchen) easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a large baking sheet (approximately 14x16 or 11x17 inches).
  2. 2 Sift the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and cream of tartar together.
  3. 3 Mix the eggs and sugar thoroughly. Combine this with the flour mixture and stir in the citron and almonds.
  4. 4 Roll dough out on a floured surface to 1/4 inch thick. Cut sheet of dough to fit on your baking sheet.
  5. 5 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes. Cut into squares or diamonds while still warm. Ice thinly with white or lemon frosting.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 92 calories; 1.7 grams of fat; 17.7 grams of carbohydrates; 1.9 grams of protein; 16 milligrams of cholesterol; 16 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 20th 2016

    I cut the amount of brown sugar in half. Probably a mistake.

  2. Mar 31st 2011

    Quite tasty! I used parchment paper and baked on a cookie sheet. The dough was very stiff and hard to incorporate all the flour, but I resisted the urge to add anything. I rolled it between ...