Danish Coffee Ring
|Cake compressed yeast||1|
|Lukewarm water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), scalded|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , slightly beaten|
|Grated lemon peel||1 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted|
|Butter||2 Tablespoon, melted|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Slivered almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Teaspoons/1.5 teaspoon cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Soften yeast in lukewarm water.
Combine next 4 ingredients; cool to lukewarm.
Add the egg.
Add vanilla, lemon peel, and 7 cup of the flour; beat well.
Stir in softened yeast; mix well.
Add remaining flour to make a smooth, soft dough.
Knead on floured surface till smooth and elastic.
Place in greased bowl, turning once to grease surface of dough.
Cover and let rise till double, about 1 1/2 hours.
Let rest, covered, 10 minutes.
Roll to 21x7 inches, 1/4 inch thick.
Brush with melted butter.
Combine remaining ingredients; spread on dough.
Roll from long edge; seal.
Shape ring on greased cooky sheet.
With scissors, snip almost to center at 1 inch intervals.
Pull sections apart; twist slightly.
Cover, let rise till double, about 50 minutes.
Bake at 375Â° for 20 minutes.
Frost with Icing: Mix 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar, 4 teaspoons milk, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and dash salt.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3231 Calories from Fat 1005
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 115 g177.4%
Saturated Fat 34.6 g172.8%
Trans Fat 6.8 g
Cholesterol 287.3 mg95.8%
Sodium 1115.5 mg46.5%
Total Carbohydrates 496 g165.4%
Dietary Fiber 22 g87.8%
Sugars 179.8 g
Protein 65 g129.3%
Vitamin A 22.2% Vitamin C 14.2%
Calcium 41.9% Iron 126.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet