German Coffee Cake

German Coffee Cake Recipe

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Christe Harwood


Genevieve Enderes - I make mine in bread size loaf pan. Your oven may e hotter, so the temperature and minutes baked may vary.

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5-6 loaves
45 Min


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2 c
warm water
1 tsp
1 dash(es)
1/2 c
1/4 tsp
lemon extract
1/2 c
melted lard (lard only)
2 pkg
1/2 c
warm water
5 c

How to Make German Coffee Cake


  • 1Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  • 2Place first 7 ingredients (everything but yeast) in mixer bowl, beat well. Add 3 cups white flour. Continue beating. When well mixed, add dissolved yeast. Add 2 more cups flour, 1 c. at a time. Stil until mixer cannot handle the dough.
  • 3Pour out on floured board, knead, adding a small amt of flour as needed. When the dough is no longer sticky, pat into a round mold. Place in warm spot to raise till doubled. Punch down.
  • 4Make into loaves, but only as thick as an inch. Punch holes into dough. Pat with lard. Sprinkle with generous amount of white sugar, then sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover. Let rise until doubled. Bake 40-45 minutes @ 350 degrees.

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Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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