German Kuchen

Mary Lynn Axtman, Fargo, ND, e-mail message to Michael Miller.
From Grandma Barbara Bickler

2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup cream
1 1/4 tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt
anise extract--3 drops

Mix and roll to fit an 8 or 9 inch pie platter. Spread with a mixture of:
1 egg [beaten]
1/2 cup cream [whipped]
1/2 cup sugar

Bake at 375 until brown.

About Barbara Bohl Bickler:

Barbara was born in Mariental village in 1898, the daughter of Nicholas Bohl from Mariental and Magdalena Burckhard from Strassburg. Her maternal grandparents were Andrew Burckhard from Strassburg and Lonila Schiele from Mannheim. She was 4 years old when she accompanied her parents, grandparents and uncles & aunts to the USA in 1902. They all settled first in the Fallon/ Flasher, North Dakota area of Morton County. Her parents and family then homesteaded in the Fulda area of Pierce County, ND. She married Lewis Bickler in 1916 and they raised a family of 10 children.

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