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German Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen is a German Christmas delicacy that tastes like gingerbread and chewy. but more spicy. It’s unbelievably tasty and everywhere you go in Germany you will come across these cookies. For who are you going to make this cookie?

20 min. preparing
15 min. cooking
2 hour waiting
2 people

What you need to make german lebkuchen:

Ingredients

  • 500 g FunCakes Mix for Gingerbread
  • 250 g FunCakes Icing Sugar
  • 50 g FunCakes Egg White Poweder -High Wip-
  • 1 egg (approx. 50 g)
  • 60 g unsalted butter
  • 90 ml water

Necessities

  • FunCakes Disposable Decoratingbags
  • Wilton Chrome-Plated Cooling Grid
  • Wilton Decorating Tip #003 Round
  • Wilton Decorating Tip #018 Open Star
  • Wilton Parchment Paper
  • Wilton -Wide Glide- Rolling Pin 50 cm
  • FunCakes Magic Roll Out Powder

Recipe

1

Preheat the oven to 180°C (convection oven 160°C).

2

Prepare 500 gram FunCakes Mix for Gingerbread as indicated on the package. Let the dough rest in the fridge for one hour and roll it out on a powdered work surface to 1 – 1,5 cm thickness. Cut out a hart with 15 – 20 diameter from parchment paper. Cut out the harts and bake them in the middle of the oven for 15 minutes until golden yellow and let it cool down using the cooling grid.

3

Mix 250 grams of icing sugar, 5 grams of egg white powder and 30 ml of water at low speed to a nice even mass. Put the decorating tips in de the decorating bags en fill them with the icing. Decorate the hearts as you wish and use tip #003 for the dots and tip #018 for the shell edge.

Just a little while before you can enjoy your cookies. Don't forget to share your creation: #funcakesbyme

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