Almond Paste Twirl Coffee Cake

Recipe by CrazyLadyMe
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READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixer bowl, combine 2 cups flour & yeast.
  • On the stove, heat milk, butter, granulated sugar & salt until 115-120 degrees. Don't worry if the butter isn't completely melted.
  • Add to dry mixture in bowl.
  • Add egg, beating at a low speed for 1/2 minute. Be sure to scrape the bowl during mixing so as to get all yeast incorporated.
  • Beat at a high speed for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the remaining flour (and up to 1/2 cup more to make a soft, knead-able dough).
  • Knead on floured surface until smooth.
  • Put ball in greased bowl. Flip to grease both sides.
  • Cover with damp cloth & let rise in a warm place until double (1-1 1/2 hours).
  • Punch dough down & let rest 10 minutes.
  • Roll into a rectangle (about 12x18 inches).
  • Make the almond filling by creaming together sugar and butter. Stir in slmonds & extract.
  • Spread the almond filling over the pastry.
  • roll from the long edge & pinch to seal.
  • Place seam side down on greased baking sheet (can be shaped as necessary to fit onto baking sheet).
  • Cut every 1/2 inch to within 1/2 inch of bottom. Gently pull each slice alternately to left & right.
  • Let rise in warm place until nearly double (about 1 hour).
  • Bake in 375 degree overn for 20-25 minutes.
  • While still hot, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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