Hello, welcome to my latest Christmas recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Lebkuchen. This little cookies (or are they cakes?) take a little time to make but are definitely worth the effort. I chose to both glaze mine and dip the base in some dairy free dark chocolate.

Lebkuchen

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Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 15 min Rest Time 120 min Total Time 2 hrs 35 mins Servings: 20 Best Season: Winter

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place the dairy free spread, treacle, honey and brown sugar into a small saucepan over a low heat for a couple of minutes until melted together 

  2. Place the ground almonds, gluten free flour and mixed spice into a large bowl and stir in the treacle mix

  3. Mix in the beaten egg, almond extract, lemon zest and orange zest

  4. Wrap in clingfilm and leave to chill in the fridge for a couple of hours

  5. Preheat the oven to 180 oC and dust the worktop with a little icing sugar and roll out the dough to about 1.5cm thick

  6. Preheat the oven to 180 oC

  7. Bake for 15 minutes and place on a wire rack

  8. Stir together the icing sugar, lemon juice and enough water to make a thin glaze

  9. Brush the cookies with the glaze while they are still warm then leave to cool completely

  10. Melt the dairy free dark chocolate in a shallow dish and dip the base of each cookie into the chocolate

  11. Leave the chocolate to set and you can then decorate your cookies, I used some melted white chocolate and a sprinkle of Christmas trees

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