Not too sweet but full of holiday flavors, you can make these delicious German Lebkuchen very quickly in a baking dish.
Keyword: German Gingerbread, Lebkuchen
Author: Our Gabled Home
2TBSPLebkuchen spicessee notes below
1tsp, roundedbaking powder
extra milk for brushing
Preheat your oven to 350˚F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and milk. Add the cacao powder, honey, melted butter, a pinch of salt (if using), Lebkuchen spice mixture, and baking powder. Mix well. If you like your Lebkuchen sweeter, you can add up to ½ cup of sugar to it.
Line a baking dish with parchment paper or grease and lightly flour.
Transfer the dough to the baking dish. Using a silicone spatula, spread evenly.
Bake the Lebkuchen for about 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean.
While still warm, brush the top of the Lebkuchen with some milk. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Cut in squares. Optional: dust with powdered sugar or your favorite toppings.
You can make your own Lebkuchen spice by combining 1 tsp anise, 2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp coriander, ½ tsp ginger, ¼ tsp cloves ,¼ tsp nutmeg ,1/8 tsp cardamom, 1/8 tsp pepper