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There are numerous recipes for Lebkuchen, most of them called for honey. This one uses brown sugar, which is much easier to work with.
2 ½ C. brown sugar
3 large eggs or 4 medium eggs, beaten
¼ lb. chopped citron, orange or lemon peel.
1 ½ C. chopped almonds or walnuts
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
3 C. flour
¼ tsp. soda (or 2 tsp.baking powder)
Sift flour with the spices and soda or baking powder. Add the brown sugar to the beaten eggs and beat well. Stir in the flour mixture, and add citron and nuts. Roll the dough out to a square ½ inch thick. Place on a greased baking sheet or other baking pan.
Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes, or until done. When half-cooled, cut into squares.
Ice with plain or lemon-flavored glaze.