Brasadel (Jewish Coffee Cake)

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat together the shortening, 1 cup sugar and eggs.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  • Combine the mixtures.
  • Add sour cream and vanilla and beat together.
  • Then add 3/4 cup nuts (the original recipe called for raisins).
  • Pour 1/2 of the batter into tube pan.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup nuts on top, then add the rest of the batter.
  • Mix 3/4 cup sugar and a little cinnamon and sprinkle on cake.
  • Bake in 350 degree oven for approximately 1 hour.
  • Note: The family decorates the cake with maraschino cherry halves and walnut halves.
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