- 4 eggs
- 1 lb powdered sugar
- 1 Tbsp. grated fresh lemon rind
- 4 cup sifted flour
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- Lump of butter the size of a walnut
- Anise seed
Beat the eggs and powdered sugar by hand for 30 minutes (or cheat and use a Kitchenaid mixer for 15 minutes).
Add flour, lemon rind and baking powder. Mix until the dough becomes heavy. (Cheat with a Kitchenaid mixed paddle)
Roll out on a floured board to 3/8 inch thickness. Lightly dust with flour to keep mold from sticking.
Press Springerle mold into the dough. Then cut into shapes.
Lay cookies on anise seed sprinkled on a greased baking sheet and let dry out in a cool room overnight.
Bake the next morning for 30 minutes at 300 degrees F.