Mother's Cinnamon Kuchen - Aka Coffeecake (sallye) Recipe

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MOTHER'S CINNAMON KUCHEN - AKA COFFEECAKE (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This was in one of my mother's personal recipe books. I have updated it somewhat but it is basically written as close as possible tot he original version.


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Serves:

Yields 8-10 good sized pieces.

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE INGREDIENTS

2 c
granulated sugar ***
1 c
butter
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
ground mace
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
4 large
eggs, separated
3 c
all purpose flour
2-1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt
1 c
milk

TOPPING INGREDIENTS

1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
sugar***
1/2 c
chopped pecans
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 c
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
***For a richer cake, you can substitute light brown sugar for the granulated variety.
2
1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ F.

2. Grease a tube pan or a 9" x 13" baking dish and set aside.

3. Place egg whites in separate mixing bowl and place in refrigerator for 10 minutes.

4. Remove from fridge and vigorously beat until stiff peaks form. Set back in fridge
3
TO MAKE THE CAKE:

1. Combine 2 cups sugar and 1 cup butter in large mixing bowl. Add vanilla, mace, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.

2. Using wooden spoon, or mixer on slow speed, stir in eggs (yolks only) one at a time mixing well after each addition.
4
1. Sift 3 cups flour, baking powder and salt together. into a separate mixing bowl.
2. Measure out 1 cup milk.

3. Alternate adding flour and milk to egg and sugar mixture, ending with flour.

2. Blend well with wooden spoon or mixer.
5
1. Remove stiff egg whites from fridge and gently fold into cake batter until well blended.

NOTE: You do NOT want to use the mixer for this step, use the wooden spoon only !!
6
1. Pour batter into prepared pan.

2. Mix topping ingredients together with clean wooden spoon until crumbly.

3. Sprinkle over cake batter evenly, trying to cover entire surface.
7
1. Bake in preheated oven for approximately 70 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.

2. Remove from oven and let cool in pan for 5 to 10 minutes before turning out onto serving dish.

Note: You may need to carefully run a knife around the edges to loosen from pan.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy