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Danish Coffee Cake

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  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Almond flavor 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Powdered sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Warm water 2 Tablespoon
  Almond/Orange flavoring 1 Teaspoon

With pastry blender cut flour into butter.
Sprinkle with water; blend with fork. (A food processor does this in 30 seconds.) Form a ball; divide in half.
Pat dough into two 12x3-inch strips on cookie sheet.
Form a little rim around edge with heel of hand.
In 2 cup glass measure combine water and butter.
Microwave (high) 2 1/2-3 minutes until boiling.
Add almond.
In medium mixing bowl quickly beat in flour with whip.
Add eggs, beating well after each.
Divide evenly to cover dough mixture spreading out to sides and ends.
Bake at 350°F.
for 40-50 minutes until top is crisp.
In 2 cup glass measure combine powdered sugar, water and almond or orange flavoring.
Frost pastry while warm.
Sprinkle with sliced almonds.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2267 Calories from Fat 967

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g169%

Saturated Fat 62.8 g314.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 876.3 mg292.1%

Sodium 226.8 mg9.5%

Total Carbohydrates 286 g95.2%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 183.5 g

Protein 34 g67.6%

Vitamin A 70.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 13.9% Iron 48.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Danish Coffee Cake Recipe