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Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen

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READY IN 25min
PREP TIME 10min
COOK TIME 15min
SERVINGS 4

Lebkuchen is the perfect sweet treat for this time of year. The cinnamon and ginger spices smell of Christmas and they are great to make as a gift or to take along to a Christmas party.

Ingredients

  • 250g planin white flour
  • 1 tbspn baking powder
  • 150g honey
  • 1 tspn cinnamon powder
  • 1 tspn ginger powder
  • 100g butter
  • 80g ground almonds
  • 1 orange – juice of each half
  • 100g icing sugar

Directions

  • 1Heat the honey, juice of half a orange and butter in a large pan on a medium heat.
  • 2Once melted added the flour, cinnamon, ginger, almonds and baking powder to the melted honey mixture. Combine to form a dough.
  • 3Leave to cool and in the meantime pre-heat the oven gas mark 4/ 180 C.
  • 4Once the dough is cool then tear of small pieces and roll into little balls (around 3cm thick) and then flatten out and place onto the baking tray.
  • 5Put in the oven for 15 mins.
  • 6Once they have cooled add the icing sugar to a bowl and a small amount of water (about 1 tbpsn) plus the juice of half a orange. Whisk well and then drizzle lightly over the biscuits.
  • 7You can give them a bit of a festive sparkle by sprinkling some edible glitter on top.

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