Mother's Coffee Cake

CREAM TOGETHER:

1/2 C. margarine 1/3 C. sugar

1 tsp.salt

ADD:

2 eggs ` 2/3 C. lukewarm milk

2 envelopes yeast softened in 1/3 C. hotter than lukewarm water

4 C. flour (added 2 cups at a time)

LET RISE 1 1/2 HOURS

Dump on floured cloth or floured surface. pat into large rectangle and cut into four equal parts.

Spread one part out flat.

Spread with margarine .Spread with 2 TBS. preserves (ex. peach)Sprinkle 2 TBS. light brown sugar on surface.Sprinkle 3 TBS candied peel on surface.Bring up two long edges and press together, as in a long sausage roll.Place in buttered flat pan.Bring two edges together to form a circle. Using scissors, make about 6 slits in top of ring. Stud surface with half candied cherries and walnuts.Let rise 1 1/2

hours Bake in 375 degree oven about 20 minutes..Make confectioner’s sugar glaze by mixing 3/4 C. confectioner’s sugar and drops of water until consistency of thick cream .Spread over warm cakes.

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    Swansong

    2 years ago

    Sounds yummy :) Did you take any photos while you were making it?

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    DaveW192Swansong

    Reply 2 years ago

    No, but we are making another batch soon, and I'll get some pictures then.