Lekach (Honey Cake For Rosh Hashana) Recipe

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Submitted by auriam

Makes 17 servings



Found at http://www.jewish-food.org/recipes/lekach.htm, which indicates that their source was "Memoirs and Menus-The Confessions Of A Culinary Snob," by Georges Spunt.

Recipe Ingredients for LEKACH (HONEY CAKE FOR ROSH HASHANA)

4 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup strong coffee
2 tbsp oil
1 cup honey
3 1/2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
3/4 cup blanched almonds
300 g (3/4 cup) mixed candied fruit (db#73886)
3 tbsp brandy (db#14037 )

Recipe Directions for LEKACH (HONEY CAKE FOR ROSH HASHANA)

  1. Beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Combine cooled coffee, oil and honey and blend into egg mixture.

  2. Combine flour, salt, spices, baking powder and soda. Sift together. Mix with fruit and nuts.

  3. Gradually add flour-fruit-nut mixture to the egg-sugar combination and stir well to blend, adding the brandy when the batter has been thoroughly mixed.

  4. Grease and flour a large loaf pan or two small ones. Pour cake mixture into pans.

  5. Bake at 325 F for 45-60 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

  6. Invert pan on a cake rack until cool. Then remove carefully.

Categories

Dessert, Jewish, Bake, Kosher

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 98.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
297
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
44mg
15%
Sodium
128mg
5%
Potassium
162mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
57.4g
19%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
24.9g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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