Butter-Orange-Coconut Coffee Cake

"My dear sister made this last week and said I could post it. She got it from a magazine. So delicious and rich."
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Ready In:
1hr 35mins




  • In bowl soften yeast in water.
  • Stir in eggs,JUST 1/4 cup sugar, the sour cream, and JUST 6 TBS.
  • butter, and salt.
  • Stir in 2 3/4 cups flour.
  • On floured surface knead enough flour in to make a moderately soft dough.
  • Knead til smooth and elastic, about five minutes.
  • Place in greased bowl, turn.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place about 1/12 hours or until double.
  • Punch down Turn onto floured surface.
  • Divide in half.
  • Shape each half into a ball.
  • Cover and let rest ten minutes.
  • Roll each half into a 12 inch circle.
  • Brush each with 1 TBS of remaining butter.
  • Combine remaining sugar, JUST 3/4 cup of coconut,and the orange peel;sprinkle over dough.
  • Cut each circle into 12 triangles.
  • Roll up each piece starting at wide end.
  • Arrange rolls, like a pinwheel in two greased 9" round pans.
  • Cover;let rise again til double (30 mins) Bake in 350 oven for 25-30 minutes.
  • Immediately remove from pans and put on wire racks, with waxed paper under.
  • Glaze In saucepan combine sugar, the sour cream, orange juice, and butter.
  • Stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
  • Boil 3 minutes stirring constantly.

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  1. This coffee cake had a nice smooth Orange flavor - was fairly easy to make and came out pretty good considering this was my first attempt. Thanks for posting!


Hi. My name is Ann. I live in a little town in South Jersey. I live in our home with my dear husband,Dave, our oldest daughter Susann and her two boys, Joseph and Zachary. Also our oldest son, David(Jr), and his two daughters, Jamie and Kayla on the weekends.And our youngest son, Seth is living here with us also, with his three dear cats. Our daughter,Allison and her husband,Brandon are living in their own house. All totalled we have five cats and two dogs right now. LOL I love to feed my family. When the kids were young, I would always feed their friends before and after school or dinner if they wanted. I love to make people smile , making foods they enjoy. Most of my recipes are handed down from Grandmothers, Mothers, friends. I treasure these recipes made by those I love.
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