1 lb. + 2 TBSP Flour or 4 cups + 2 TBSP
3 tsp Baking Powder
6 1/2 oz. or 3/4 C Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Rum (Oma always used real and not the extract)
1 tsp Almond
4 TBSP Shortening
3/4 C or 1 1/2 Sticks of Butter
10 or 1 1/4 C Golden Raisins
5 oz Finely Chopped Almonds
2 oz. Finely chopped/Peeled Lemon Peel
1/2 lb or 8 oz Small Curd Cottage Cheese
Mix all ingredients together and knead into dough.
Shape into loaf
Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 Hour
While still hot, brush with butter and roll in sugar.
Can be made into cookies by dropping spoonfulls onto cookie sheet.
Bake 10-15 minutes until bottoms start to brown.
While hot brush with butter and roll in sugar.