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Danish Gingerbread Recipe

Recipes by Crimsonwolf

Danish Gingerbread Recipe

contributed by Ms.Deejay

1 cup butter

2/3 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup light corn syrup

2/3 cup honey

1 teasp grated lemon rind

1 teasp vanilla extract

1 teasp ground ginger

1/2 teasp ground cloves

1 teasp ground cinnamon

1 teasp salt

1 teasp baking soda

4 1/2 cups flour

Cream butter and sugar. Add syrup, honey, lemon rind & vanilla, spices, salt & soda. Add enough flour to make soft dough. Chill until firm enough to roll.

Set oven to 350 degrees. Grease & flour baking sheets. On floured cloth roll dough 1/8 inch thick. Cut shapes with cookie cutters. Bake 8 min or until puffed and dry. Cool on a rack and decorate with colored icing.

Icing for Gingerbread

1 1/2 cup sifted confectioner's sugar

1 egg white

1 teasp lemon juice

a few drops of vanilla extract

various food colorings

(Collect flavored extracts and food colorings and get creative)

Beat everything but the colors and extracts until the icing peaks. If necessary add more sugan and egg white. Divide into separate bowls for each of the different colors and extracts...have fun!

 


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