grated lemon rind
ready made lemon curd
Soak the yeast in the warm (105 degrees-115 degrees) water until dissolved.
Add the sugar and mix well.
Heat the sour cream until warm and to the yeast mixture along with the lemon rind and salt.
Beat in the first measure of eggs.
Add enough of the flour to make a soft dough.
Beat the butter into the dough.
Turn the dough onto a floured board and knead until smooth (6-7 minutes).
Place the dough in a lightly buttered bowl.
Cover tightly with plastic wrap.
Let rise until doubled in bulk (45-60 minutes).
Roll out on a floured board to form an 18" x 12" rectangle.
Spread the lemon curd on the dough, leaving a 3/4" border on all sides.
Carefully roll up the dough. Slice into 3 1/2" thick slices.
Place the rolls in a well greased (8") pie pan in a circle.
Let rise for about 30 minutes.
Lightly beat the second measure of egg.
Brush the cake with the beaten egg.
Bake for about 30 minutes.