A new Honigkuchen recipe

A new recipe for delicious christmas cookies, called, “Honigkuchen”, say, honey cookies:

Prepare a mixure of 250 g wheat flour, 100 g rye wholegrain flower, 15 g christmas spices (anis, cinnamon, etc.), add,

300 g of honey – heat so that it is fully liquid but don’t boil

2.5 g potash (potassium carbonate), 5 g hirschhornsalz (ammonium bicarbonate) – dissolve these salts in about 10 mL of warm water (don’t worry if it doesn’t all full dissolve), add to the mixture.

Mix and kneed to a thorough dough, let it rest about 2 days at room temperature, well covered.

For cookies about 8 mm thick, then bake at 175°C for 15 minutes.

For a glossy surface you can paint them with condensed milk before baking.

Earlier recipe, here: Christmas Time: Honigkuchen (honey based cookies)

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