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  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Currant jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Confectioners icing 1 Tablespoon

In large mixer bowl combine 1 cup of the flour and the yeast.
Heat milk, sugar, shortening, and 1 teaspoon salt just till warm (115-120°), stirring to melt shortening.
Add to dry mixture; add egg and lemon peel.
Beat at low speed with electric mixer for 1/2 minute, scraping bowl.
Beat 3 minutes at high speed.
By hand, stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
Knead on a lightly floured surface till smooth and elastic (3 to 5 minutes).
Place in greased bowl, turning once.
Cover and let rise till double (1 to 11/2 hours).
Punch down; turn out on lightly floured surface.
Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
Roll out to 10x8-inch rectangle.
With doughnut cutter, cut into 12 doughnuts.
Arrange the doughnut 'holes' in a solid circle on greased baking sheet to form center.
Stretch the doughnut rings slightly; arrange around doughnut holes.
Let rise again till light (about 45 minutes).
Bake at 375° till done, 12 to 15 minutes.
Cool on rack.
Spoon jelly into center of outer rings.
Drizzle with Confectioners' Icing.
Sprinkle center with yellow sugar crystals, if desired

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2343 Calories from Fat 581

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.1%

Saturated Fat 18 g89.9%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 226.5 mg75.5%

Sodium 146.8 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 383 g127.6%

Dietary Fiber 12.7 g50.8%

Sugars 114.3 g

Protein 52 g104.9%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 26.2% Iron 108.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sunburst Coffee Cake Recipe