Cleveland Style Russian Tea Cakes

Recipe by Chef #560300
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READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
SERVES: 28
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4 12
  • 1
    tablespoon baking powder
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 12
    cup oil
  • 14
    cup margarine, melted
  • 14
    cup orange juice
  • 1
    teaspoon orange peel, grated
  • 4
    eggs (use 3 eggs plus 1 yolk, save1 white)
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • FILLING
  • 1
    cup jam or 1 cup preserves
  • 1 - 1 12
    cup almonds, chopped
  • 1 12 - 2
  • TOPPING
  • 1
    teaspoon cinnamon
  • 14
    cup large crystal sugar
  • 1
    egg white
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift dry ingredients in bowl; make well in center and add oil, margarine, orange,juice and peel, eggs and vanilla.
  • Knead dough, refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • Cut dough into 4 parts. Refrigerate unused dough in between rolling. Roll 1 dough piece on floured board, to 8" x 16", spread with 1/4 cup jam, then sprinkle with nuts and raisins.
  • Roll as for jelly roll.
  • Brush top with egg white,sprinkle with sugar mixture.
  • Slice into 1 1/2 inch slices, place 1 1/2 inches apart on very lightly greased baking sheet with topping side up. Continue with other pieces of dough.
  • Bake 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Remove from baking sheet, and cool on rack.
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