German Butter Cake Butterkuchen

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the yeast with the milk and 2 1/2 cups of the flour; let this sponge rise for two hours in a warm place until doubled in bulk.
  • Add the remaining flour, the egg yolks, butter and sugar.
  • Knead well for about 10 minutes, then let rise for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out the dough to fit a 20 by 16 inch jelly roll pan.
  • Lay it in the well buttered pan, brush it with the beaten egg, sprinkle it with the almonds and coarse sugar and dot it with the butter.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 F.
  • oven for 45 minutes, or until golden.
  • To make one 20 by 16 inch cake Dorothee V.
  • Hellermann Das Kochbuch Aus Hamburg.
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