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Butterkuchen

A yeasted German-style coffee cake with a cinnamon sugar topping.

Butterkuchen

Ingredients

  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages dry yeast 1/2 cup water 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter 4 cups all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

1 Butter a 9x13 inch pan and set aside. In a small mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. Place milk, 1/2 cup sugar, salt and 1/2 cup butter in saucepan. Heat until sugar dissolves and butter melts. Cool to lukewarm. Add dissolved yeast and set aside.

2 In large bowl combine flour, eggs and yeast mixture. Stir until smooth and blended. Pour into a buttered 9x13 inch pan, spreading dough evenly. Let rise in warm place for 45 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

3 In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. mix together and sprinkle over the dough. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the top is golden and syrupy.

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