Cinnamon Leaf Ring Coffee Cake

Recipe by Amanda G.
READY IN: 2hrs 25mins
YIELD: 2 cakes




  • Cool milk to warm (110 degrees).
  • Sprinkle yeast on top of milk and let stand to soften.
  • Cream shortening and margarine.
  • Add sugar and salt and cream until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, yeast milk and enough flour to make a soft dough.
  • Knead until smooth and elastic on lightly floured board.
  • Place in a greased bowl, cover and let rise until doubled (about 1 hour).
  • Roll dough thin (1/4 inch) and cut into rounds with a 2 inch round cutter Dip each round into melted margarine, then into cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Stand rounds up in 2 well buttered ring molds 8 1/2"X 2 1/4".
  • Let rise until light (about 1/2 hour).
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  • Cool slightly before turning out.