Thursday, December 13, 2012

"BELSNICKEL" CHRISTMAS CAKES-December 13 th

" BELSNICKEL" CHRISTMAS CAKES

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt

In a bowl pour butter over sugar and beat until smooth and creamy.  Then add the eggs, beating one at a time, into the mixture.  Sift baking soda thru the flour add the salt and add to the cake mixture. Let the dough stand in a cold place for one hour.  On a floured board, roll out the dough quite thin. Cut into small rounds or shapes.  Sprinkle with sugar and bake in oven at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.

This an old recipe passed down many generations.  These would be great for your family or guests.  Also would be great gift.

Be With God,

Jean 

2 comments:

ga447 said...

Thank you for the recipe, we will enjoy it.

New York State Of Mind said...

Hi ga447,
Glad you will enjoy it. More coming up and until Christmas Eve.
Marilyn