Maple-Nut Coffee Twist

Recipe by sweetcakes
READY IN: 3hrs 22mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • In a small saucepan, heat milk and margarine until very warm (120*-130*F).
  • In large bowl, blend warm liquid, 1 cup flour, sugar, salt, yeast, extract and egg at low speed until moistened.
  • Beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  • By hand, stir in remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • Knead on floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 2 minutes.
  • Place dough in greased bowl; turn greased-side-up.
  • Cover; let rise in warm place until light and doubled in size, 45 to 60 minutes.
  • In small bowl, combine filling ingredients, set aside.
  • Grease (not oil) 12-inch pizza pan.
  • Punch down dough; divide and shape into 3 balls.
  • On floured surface, roll or press 1 ball of dough to cover bottom of prepared pizza pan.
  • Place in prepared pizza pan.
  • Brush dough with about 1/3 of melted margarine; sprinkle with 1/3 Filling.
  • Repeat layer of dough, melted margarine and Filling.
  • To shape place a glass about 2 inches in diameter in center of dough, (a shot glass works perfectly)
  • With pizza cutter, cut from outside edge to the glass, forming 16 pie-shaped wedges.
  • Twist each wedge 5 times. Remove glass.
  • Cover; let rise until light and doubled in size, 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 375*F.
  • Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.
  • In small bowl, blend Glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over warm coffee cake.