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German Kuchen Recipe

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This recipe for German Kuchen, by , is from Martin Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Faye Schiwal
Added: Friday, June 12, 2009


1 cup milk
1 tsp salt
1 pkg active dry yeast
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup oil
3 cups flour


1 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla

Scald milk and cool to luck warm. Add yeast, sugar, and 1 1/2 cup flour. Stir and let stand until bubbling. Add salt, eggs, and remaining flour. Knead well. Cover and let rise until double in size (dough will rise fast).
For topping, mix cream, eggs, and sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thick; add vanilla. Roll dough and pat into 4 greased pie pans. Put in any kind of fruit you like (such as sliced peaches, apples, rhubarb, etc), just enough fruit to cover bottom of the crust nicely. Pour hot cream mixture over the top of the fresh fruit, sprinkle with cinnamon and bake at for 20 minutes. Do not double the filling, the recipe is only enough for 2 kuchen, make another topping recipe.




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