Danish Yeast Coffee Cake (Kaffekage)

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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 cakes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Scald milk; cool to lukewarm.
  • Pour 1/4 cup of the cooled milk over the yeast and let stand.
  • Beat remaining milk into 2-1/4 cups flour.
  • Stir in the yeast mixture; let rise until dough springs back to touch,
  • then mix in melted butter, sugar, lemon rind, and beaten eggs.
  • Stir in the remaining flour.
  • Spread dough about 1 inch thick on two greased baking sheets and let rise again.
  • When well risen, sprinkle with cinnamon and almonds; dot with firm butter.
  • Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 15 minutes; lower heat to 375 degrees and bake until brown, about 12-15 minutes.
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