Easter Nest Coffee Cake

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Sharon Whitley

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@aggiemom20002000

I was getting recipes together with my daughter when she was about 10 years old. She loved this one. That was late 1980's. Still a great recipe used in variations by many families to this day. Prep time does not reflect rising time.

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    shortening
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1
    slightly beaten egg
  • ·
    confectioners icing and decorations of choice

How to Make Easter Nest Coffee Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Soften yeast in 1/4 cup warm water. Set aside.

    Heat milk, sugar, shortening and 1 tsp salt until sugar dissolves cool to luke warm. Stir in 1 cup flour, beat smooth.
  2. Add yeast and egg; beat well. Stir in enough remaining flour to make soft dough Knead. Place in greased bowl, turn once. Cover and let rise until doubled.
  3. Punch down risen dough, divide into thirds. Cover and let rest 10 minutes.

    Shape 1/3 of dough into six "eggs" Place close together in center of greased baking sheet. Shape two remaining parts into three ropes and twist. Coil around "eggs" and seal ends. Cover and let rise until doubled.

    Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from sheet; cool. Frost and decorate.

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About Easter Nest Coffee Cake

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Easter
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #easter, #yeast dough




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