Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This old-time yeast coffee cake recipe is "out of this world" good! I use the same dough recipe to make Cinnamon Rolls. It makes 3 small coffee cakes that will be gobbled up as soon as they come hot out of the oven!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees and turn off.
  2. To make dough, melt yeast in warm water.
  3. Mix butter, shortening, salt, sugar, hot milk. Add 2 slightly beaten eggs and the proofed yeast. Gradually add 6-7 cups flour, just until soft, semi-sticky dough.
  4. Knead 10 minute on floured board.
  5. Turn in greased bowl. Cover and let rise in warm oven 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Punch dough and divide 3 equal portions into 3 greased 9" cake pans.
  7. To make topping, mix 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup each sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, butter, and nuts. Sprinkle over the dough.
  8. Cover the pans and let rise in warm oven 45 minute.
  9. Uncover, and bake 375 degrees 20 minute.
  10. Drizzle 1/2 t. vanilla over each cake.

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