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New Year Cake and Cookies Recipes

Celebrate New Year with some fabulous mouth watering cake and cookies recipes that will surely add extra flair to your new year dinner and party. These recipes are very easy to make. And if you like these recipes then please feel free to share them with your friends and loved ones. And have a very successful New Year!

New Year Recipes

Honey Hearts - Honigherzen

Ingredients :
Margarine or butter- 25 grams.
Castor sugar- 100 grams.
Eggs- 1.
Cinnamon- 1 pinch.
Cooking chocolate- 60 grams.
Icing sugar- 60 grams.
Nutmeg- 1 pinch.
Honey- 90 grams, warmed.
Flour- 200 grams.
Baking powder- 1/2 tsp.
Almonds- 40 grams ground.
Icing sugar- 50 grams.
Egg white- 1 tsp well beaten.
Grated rind of 1 lemon.
Chocolate glaze and icing.

Preparation :

1. Soften the margarine or butter. Mix it with sugar, beaten egg, spices, lemon rind, honey, flour, baking powder and ground almonds to make a uniform mixture. Leave for
30 minutes.

2. Spread out on a lightly floured board. Cut out heart shaped pieces.

3. Bake in a moderate oven till light brown.

4. Prepare the chocolate glaze by melting the chocolate with 2 tsp of hot water over a low heat or in a double saucepan. Add the icing sugar and mix well.

5. Duck one side of each biscuit into the warm chocolate to cover the top uniformly.

6. Blend together icing sugar and beaten egg white. Use a matchstick to draw designs over the chocolate.
Honey Cake

Ingredients :
honey cake Oil- 1 cup.
Coffee- 2 tsp, dissolved in 1/2 cup of boiling water.
Brown sugar- 1 � cups.
Eggs- 4.
Flour- 4 cups, self raising.
Cinnamon- 1 � tsps.
Spice- 1 � tsp, mixed
Ginger- 1 tsp.
Bicarbonate of soda- 1 tsp.

Preparation :
1. Mix together the honey, oil, coffee and sugar.
2. Beat in the eggs.
3. Sieve the flour, spices and bicarbonate of soda together. Stir in the mixture made before.
4. Pour into a greased tray.
5. Bake at 165 degrees Celsius for 1 to 1 � hours.
Chocolate Pretzels

Ingredients :
chocolate pretzels
Margarine/butter- 150 grams.
Egg- 1.
Icing sugar- 100 grams.
Flour- 225 grams.
Cocoa- 25 grams.
Cooking chocolate- 100 grams.

Preparation :
1. Soften the butter or margarine in a bowl. Mix in the icing sugar, lightly beaten egg and salt.
2. Sieve the flour and cocoa and mix together to make a stiff dough. Leave for 30 minutes.
3. Roll out pieces of dough to the shape of pretzels.
4. Place on a lightly greased tray. Bake for 15-18 minutes in a moderate oven.
5. Over a low heat melt cooking chocolate with water.
6. Drop each pretzel into the hot chocolate and remove quickly. Dry out each pretzel on greaseproof paper.
Cinnamon Stars - Zimtsterne

Ingredients :
cinnamom stars Hazelnuts- 125 grams, ground.
Almonds- 125 grams, ground.
Grated rind of a lemon- 50 grams.
Castor sugar- 250 grams.
Egg whites- 2 to 3.
Cinnamon- 1 tsp.
Also make a glaze by mixing together 1 beaten egg white and 150 grams icing sugar.

Preparation :
Also make a glaze by mixing together 150 grams icing sugar and 1 beaten egg white.
1. Combine all ingredients and mix to a stiff dough. Cover and leave for an hour in a cool place.
2. Spread out the dough, cut out star-shaped pieces and paint with the glaze.
3. Place on a tray that is lightly greased. Bake in a moderate oven for 10 minutes.

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