Maple-Nut Coffee Twist

READY IN: 3hrs 22mins
Recipe by sweetcakes

This recipe is from Pillsbury Family Kitchens Cookbook. This is really delicous and makes a nice presentation. The dough is really easy to work with. I did need to add a couple more Tbsps of flour to the dough. This calls for a 12-inch pizza pan, but I'm sure a large cookie sheet would work just fine. :)

Top Review by Clovergirl70

This has been a family favorite for years. It started out as a winning 4-H Breads project and is so delicious. A little complicated to get all the layers of dough together---but the end result is well worth the effort.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, heat milk and margarine until very warm (120*-130*F).
  2. In large bowl, blend warm liquid, 1 cup flour, sugar, salt, yeast, extract and egg at low speed until moistened.
  3. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  4. By hand, stir in remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  5. Knead on floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 2 minutes.
  6. Place dough in greased bowl; turn greased-side-up.
  7. Cover; let rise in warm place until light and doubled in size, 45 to 60 minutes.
  8. In small bowl, combine filling ingredients, set aside.
  9. Grease (not oil) 12-inch pizza pan.
  10. Punch down dough; divide and shape into 3 balls.
  11. On floured surface, roll or press 1 ball of dough to cover bottom of prepared pizza pan.
  12. Place in prepared pizza pan.
  13. Brush dough with about 1/3 of melted margarine; sprinkle with 1/3 Filling.
  14. Repeat layer of dough, melted margarine and Filling.
  15. To shape place a glass about 2 inches in diameter in center of dough, (a shot glass works perfectly)
  16. With pizza cutter, cut from outside edge to the glass, forming 16 pie-shaped wedges.
  17. Twist each wedge 5 times. Remove glass.
  18. Cover; let rise until light and doubled in size, 30 to 45 minutes.
  19. Heat oven to 375*F.
  20. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  21. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.
  22. In small bowl, blend Glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over warm coffee cake.

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