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Is Lebkuchen a German holiday treat that originated in the black forest region of Germany. How do you recognize this traditional German Christmas season specialty?

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08/27/2008

Lebkuchen is similar to ginger bread, but much darker and very rich and moist.

It is first documented in Ulm which is not far from the "Black Forest"

then 100 years later in Nürnberg. despite this fact Nürnberg is considered the home of Lebkuchen.

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