Lebkuchen (German honey cakes) Recipe 
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Lebkuchen (German honey cakes)

1 c Honey
3/4 c Light brown sugar
1 Lemon; juice of
2 Eggs; beaten
2 1/2 c Flour; sifted
1 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/2 ts Cloves
1 ts Cinnamon
1/4 c Almonds; shredded
1/4 c Citron; chopped

Combine honey, sugar, lemon juice and rind from the lemon.

Beat in egg.

Sift dry ingredients and add to egg mixture.

Add citron and nuts and let stand one day (covered).

Roll out dough 1/2 inch thick and cut into fancy shapes.

Bake on buttered cookie sheet in 400 degree oven until browned.

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