Quick Lebkuchen

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  •    250 g    Flour
  •        7 g    Baking Powder
  •    300 g    Sugar
  •        9 g    Vanilla Sugar
  •    150 g    Candied Lemon and Orange Peel, finely chopped
  •    200 g    Almonds, ground
  •     3 tsp    Lebkuchen Spice
  •     1 tsp    Cloves, ground
  • 250 ml     Milk
  •    150 g    Butter, liquefied
  •     2 Tbs    Honey
  •           4    Eggs
  •     3 Tbs    Apricot Marmalade, optional


Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, vanilla sugar, candied lemon and orange peel, nuts, lebkuchen spice and ground cloves in a bowl and mix thoroughly by hand.

Mix together the milk, butter, honey and eggs and knead well into the dry ingredient mix.

Cover a baking pan with parchment paper, transfer the dough on it and spread it evenly.

Bake in preheated 390°F convection oven for 20 to 30 minutes until light brown.

  • Brush the still warm Lebkuchen with Apricot marmalade
    (Heat 3 tbs marmalade with 1 tbs water and brush on),
  • cover with a chocolate coating
  • or just dust with confectioners sugar

Let cool and cut into pieces to serve

For our Lebkuchen spice blend click here.

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