King of Hearts

Herz König
What to do with the German gingerbread (Lebkuchen) left over from Christmas? Turn it into a scrumptious dessert, with the help of your favorite chocolate ice cream and milk.
Course Dessert
Servings 4


  • 3 oz Lebkuchen Gingerbread Rounds
  • 4 small Gingerbread hearts
  • 2-1/2 cups 2 percent milk
  • 2 tablespoons confectioner's sugar
  • 3 scoops chocolate ice cream
  • grated German chocolate for decoration


  • Pour the milk over the Lebkuchen gingerbread rounds and allow them to soften.
  • Put the Lebkuchen/Milk mixture in a blender along with the confectioners' sugar and ice cream and blend until the Lebkuchen are reduced to small pieces.
  • Pour the mixture into decorative glasses or bowls and decorate with grated German chocolate.

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