Almond Butter Coffee Cake
1Add sugar, salt and shortening to milk and cool to lukewarm.
2Add crumbled yeast and let stand 5 minutes.
3Add egg and 1 3/4 cups flour; beat well.
4Add remaining flour sifted with spices; then knead well.
5Let rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 1/2 hours; knead down and let rise again.
6Shape into 2 coffee cakes and place in greased pans; let rise 15 minutes.
7Spread almond mixture on top and let rise until doubled in bulk.
8Bake in a 375 degree oven for 45 minutes - Makes 2 cakes.