German Lebkuchen Recipe
Learn how to make vegan German Lebkuchen, a traditional German baked Christmas treat, somewhat resembling gingerbread. These cookies are a delicious combination of winter spices. orange and chocolate. Mmmm
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: German
  1. In a stand mixer, mix together 1 cup sugar, vanilla extract, and egg replacer in a bowl until thickened.
  2. Stir in the finely chopped citrus peel, almond meal, flour, almond milk, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, nutmeg, and salt until well combined.
  3. Using a spoon, place batter on each oblaten wafer (recipe below); spread batter to edges, but leave it mounded in center.
  4. Transfer to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and let them sit for 1 hour. This is necessary, as you want them to dry slightly.
  5. After an hour preheat oven to 275°.
  6. Bake lebkuchen for 25 mins, a toothpick inserted in the middle should come out clean.
  7. While the cookies are baking, heat ½ cup sugar, brown rice syrup, and water in a small to medium-sized saucepan over high heat.
  8. Stir until sugar dissolves, and pour over chocolate and let sit for 1 minute to help chocolate melt.
  9. Stir glaze and chocolate until shiny.
  10. Brush lebkuchen with glaze and allow to cool and set.
Recipe by The Edgy Veg at