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Delicious German cookies that are perfect for Christmas!
My Dad would always bring us back Lebkuchen from the German Market at Christmas and I love it so much. This year, I decided to have a go at making my own.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to bake lebkuchen. Lebkuchen Cookies - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grate the lemon zest in to a bowl.

  • How to bake lebkuchen. Lebkuchen Cookies - Step 2
    Step 2

    Melt the butter together with the honey in a saucepan over a medium heat.

  • How to bake lebkuchen. Lebkuchen Cookies - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the flour, ground almonds, baking soda, baking powder and spices in to a bowl.

  • How to bake lebkuchen. Lebkuchen Cookies - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pour in the melted butter and mix together until a thick dough forms.

  • How to bake lebkuchen. Lebkuchen Cookies - Step 5
    Step 5

    Roll out the mixture and cut out shapes with a cookie cutter.

  • How to bake lebkuchen. Lebkuchen Cookies - Step 6
    Step 6

    Place on a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes at 180'C.

  • How to bake lebkuchen. Lebkuchen Cookies - Step 7
    Step 7

    Leave to cool.

  • How to bake lebkuchen. Lebkuchen Cookies - Step 8
    Step 8

    Beat the egg white and mix in the icing sugar to form a thick icing. Brush the tops of the cookies with icing and sprinkle with edible decorations or glitter.

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PineconePrincess
PineconePrincess · Roseburg, Oregon, US · 19 projects
YAY new project!!
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PineconePrincess
PineconePrincess · Roseburg, Oregon, US · 19 projects
YAY new project!!
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