Chocolate Lebkuchen

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 50
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift the flour, cinnamon, cloves, seeds, baking soda and powder together and set aside.
  • Bring sugar, honey and water to boil in saucepan over moderate heat.
  • Stir the chocolate, walnuts, fruit, eggs, and orange juice into honey mixture until blended.
  • Blend the flour mixture in gradually.
  • Store dough in tightly covered dish, at room temperature, for 3 days, to ripen.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • Spread dough in greased 15" x 10" X 1" pan and bake at 325 F for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Cool. Wrap in foil and store till ready to use. (This keeps very well for weeks and improves in flavor on storing).
  • When ready to use, unwrap, and sust with confectioners' sugar. Cut in 3" x 1" bars.
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