German Coffee Cake

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READY IN: 6hrs 15mins
Recipe by chefpan

This was passed down to me by my Mother-In-Law 43 years ago, as it has been through several generations now. This is a most requested recipe for every family gathering. Takes most of the day to make, and it does make a lot, but freezes well. I use 9 round cake pans however you can use any shape or size pan. Very worth while the time it takes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. First Step.
  2. Mix this and let set for 10 minutes.
  3. Then add second step to this.
  4. Knead and let this raise.
  5. Third Step.
  6. Divide dough into your greased pans and let raise again.
  7. Fourth Step.
  8. Melt more butter, spread over tops of raised cakes and sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar mixture before butter runs down.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until done.
  10. Fifth Step.
  11. Make sauce for baked cakes.
  12. Boil until about as thick as cream. Spread hot sauce over hot baked cakes and sprinkle with more cinnamon/sugar on top.

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