Christmas Tree Coffee Cake Recipe

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Christmas Tree Coffee Cake

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Ingredients

1
cake compressed yeast; or
1 pkg
dry yeast
3/4 c
milk, scalded
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1/3 c
butter
3 c
sifted all purpose flour
2
eggs, beaten (plus more as necessary)
1 c
oatmeal, uncooked
1/2 c
diced mixed candied fruit

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soften yeast in lukewarm water. (Use warm water for dry yeast.)
2
Pour scalded milk over sugar, salt and butter.
3
Cool to lukewarm.
4
Stir in 1 cup flour and eggs.
5
Add softened yeast and oats.
6
Combine 1/4 cup flour and candied fruits; stir to coat fruits evenly with flour.
7
Add to dough; mix well.
8
Stir in enough more flour to make a soft dough.
9
Turn out on lightly floured board or canvas; knead until smooth and satiny, about 10 minutes.
10
Round dough into ball; place in greased bowl; brush lightly with melted shortening.
11
Cover and let rise in warm place until double in size, about 1 hour.
12
Punch dough down; cover; let rest 10 minutes.
13
Divide dough in half.
14
From one half, pinch off 17 pieces of dough; shape to form balls.
15
Arrange balls in the shape of a Christmas tree on greased cookie sheet.
16
Brush lightly with melted butter.
17
Repeat with other half of dough.
18
Cover; let rise in warm place until nearly double in size, about 1 hour.
19
Bake at 375 for about 20 minutes.
20
Decorate with confectioners' sugar frosting and candied citron.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy