How to make it

  • Preparing Yeast Dough: Cut 1/2 Cup Butter into 2 Cups of All
  • Purpose Flour. Dissolve 1 ounce Granular Yeast (1 small pack of
  • compressed yeast may be substituted). in 2 Tablespoons Warm Water. Add to first mixture with 6 Tablespoons Scalded & Cooled Milk, 1 1/2 Tablespoons Sugar, 2 Eggs, slightly beaten, 1/2 teaspoon Salt, Grated Rind of 1/2 Lemon & 1/2 Cup Raisins. Beat Mixture until Smooth.
  • Filling: Sprinkle 6 Tablespoons Flour on Pastry Cloth. Turn dough out on Cloth; knead until Smooth & Elastic. Place in Greased Bowl, Cover, let rise in Warm Place until Doubled in Bulk. Roll Dough into
  • a Rectangle, 9 x 18 inches. Spread with 2 Tablespoons Soft Butter;
  • Sprinkle on 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar, 1 teaspoon Cinnamon, & 1/2 Cup
  • Chopped Nuts.
  • Roll Dough tightly beginning at Wide side. Place Sealed Edge Down. With Scissors, cut Roll into 2 long strips, do not cut through 1 end. Bring 1 Strip Crosswise over the other, keeping cut side up.
  • Cross Strips several times. Bring ends together to form a Ring.
  • Place into a 10 Inch Tube Pan. Let Rise until Double in Bulk.
  • Bake in Moderate Oven 375 degrees, 35 Minutes.
  • Dribble a thin Powdered Sugar Icing on Top of Cake

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    " It was excellent "
    jo_jo_ba ate it and said...
    Thank you! I've been looking for this recipe forever. Can't wait to make it!
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  • baker1313 10 years ago
    Yum-I love old recipes-they are classic and fantastic-Thank you :o)
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  • recipecollector 10 years ago
    Will make this today. Sounds good.
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  • debra47 10 years ago
    I love homemade coffee cake! Recipe sounds divine and I hope to make it sometime soon.
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Made this to go with coffee tomorrow had to taste it to rate it (good excuse!) JM
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