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Grandma"s Coffee Cake - Harriet Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma"s Coffee Cake - Harriet, by , is from The Scherbarth Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rory Esch
Added: Monday, December 17, 2007


1 tsp Sugar
1 pkg dry yeast
1/4 C warm water
Let stand for a few minutes

1 C luke warm milk
1/4 C (1/2 stick ) melted butter
1/2 C Sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg beaten
3 1/2 - 4 C flour
Raisins Optional

Mix milk, butter, sugar, salt, yeast, and beaten egg.
Stir ub 2 C of flour and beat well. Gradually add enough of the remaining flour to make a soft dough.

Knead on floured board until smooth and satiny. Place in greased bowl and let rise about 2 hours in a warm place. Punch down and shape nnto 2 coffee cakes andput into greased pans. Let rise about 1/2 to 3/4 of an hour. Melt about 1/2 stick butter or margarine and spread on top of the coffee cakes , after they have risen, and sprinkle with a sugar an cinnamon mixture and bake at 350 for about 15 -10 min. ( DO NOT OVER BAKE)

This dough may be shaped into sweet rolls or tea rings.

C flour


Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Don, Rory and Randy get this as a holiday many times through out the year.




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