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Kuchen Recipe

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This recipe for Kuchen, by , is from A VISIT WITH GRANDMA & GRANDPA RUSSELL, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Russell Hargett
Added: Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. boiling water
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
3 1/2 - 4 c. flour
1 egg beaten
1 or 2 pkgs yeast in lukewarm water

Topping:
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1/2 c. milnot
cinnamon (as desired added to sugar)

Directions:
Directions:
Pour boiling water over shortening. Slightly cool, add yeast when lukewarm. Make well in center of flour. Mix sugar, salt & egg & pour into well along with water/yeast mixture. Stir together with large spoon, or use mixer. Add flour if needed, but don't let it get as stiff as bread dough. Let rise to double size. Knead, let raise again. Spoon into greased 8-9" cake pans. Let raise again.
Apply topping on cake. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a personal favorite given to me from a best friend, Jeanne Weyer. She would make these up for me & Grandma Norma, and bring them to us during daycare. This is a popular "west side", german desert.

 

 

 

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