Danish Yeast Coffee Cake (Kaffekage)

Total Time
3hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

I haven't tried this yet; from the cookbook Aeblskivers and More - A Sampling of Danish Recipes by Lisa Steen Riggs.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Scald milk; cool to lukewarm.
  2. Pour 1/4 cup of the cooled milk over the yeast and let stand.
  3. Beat remaining milk into 2-1/4 cups flour.
  4. Stir in the yeast mixture; let rise until dough springs back to touch,
  5. then mix in melted butter, sugar, lemon rind, and beaten eggs.
  6. Stir in the remaining flour.
  7. Spread dough about 1 inch thick on two greased baking sheets and let rise again.
  8. When well risen, sprinkle with cinnamon and almonds; dot with firm butter.
  9. Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 15 minutes; lower heat to 375 degrees and bake until brown, about 12-15 minutes.

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