Nana's Yeast Dough (kuchen) Recipe

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Nana's Yeast Dough (Kuchen)

Shelly E

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@cse013

Nana's recipe for Nut Roll, we called it "kuchen"


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Serves:

3 large rolls

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

YEAST DOUGH

4 c
flour, sifted
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 pkg
active dry yeast
2 stick
oleo (margarine)
5
egg yolks, reserve whites for filling
1 c
sour cream

NUT FILLING

1/2 c
oleo (margerine)
1/2 c
evaporated milk
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
honey
1 lb
ground walnuts
5
egg whites (optional - reserved from dough)

MISC - FOR ASSEMBLY

powdered sugar
melted crisco

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Yeast Dough:
Combine flour, soda, salt and yeast in bowl.
Cut in oleo.
Stir in egg yolks and softened sour cream.
Turn out on floured board and knead into dough.
Refrigerate dough overnight in a covered bowl.
2
Next Day - Prepare Filling:
Melt oleo, add in remaining filling ingredients. Egg whites and additional milk are optional.
3
Assemble Nut Roll:
Grease Jelly Roll pans (3)
Cut dough into 3 pieces.
Roll each dough piece out flat on a powdered sugared cloth ~ 18".
Spread melted Crisco on dough.
Top dough with 1/3 nut filling mixture.
4
Roll up lengthwise and seal ends and seam with the melted Crisco.
Place roll on greased pan, seam side down.
Let raise in a warm place (covered) for 30 minutes.
5
Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes....check crust after 20 minutes.

Freeze after baking.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Rolls