Coffee Cake Recipe

Step 1

Soften yeast in lukewarm water. Add 6 tablespoons of sugar, the salt, melted shortening, and egg. Add raisins, orange peel, and flour, beating thoroughly after each addition until a soft dough is formed. (The dough should be softer than for bread). Cover with a warm, damp cloth; allow to double in bulk. Work down and form in two loaves. Place in well-oiled pans. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons sugar. Allow to double in bulk. Bake in hot oven (425 F) 30 minutes. 2 small loaves.

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 Cake compressed yeast (2 if time is limited)
  • 1 1/2c Lukewarm water
  • 1/2c Sugar
  • 1 3/4ts Salt
  • 2tb Cinnamon
  • 1 Egg, well beaten
  • 5c Flour
  • 1tb Grated orange peel
  • 3/4c Chopped raisins
  • 1/2c Chopped nuts
  • 1/4c Melted shortening

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