Libbie's Czech Apple Coffee Cake

10
Servings
4h
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
4h 30m
Ready In


"A very old recipe made with yeast, apples, raisins. Makes 2 cakes. Recipe says you can use fresh or canned apples; no amount of apples given. I used 3 each cake"

Original recipe yields 10 servings
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  • FOR TOPPING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (283.4 g)
  • Calories 473.5
  • Total Fat - 9.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 20.8 mg
  • Sodium - 415.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 88.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.9 g
  • Sugars - 26.8 g
  • Protein - 9.3 g
  • Calcium - 30.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Dissolve yeast with 1 tablespoon sugar in 1 cup warm water; let proof for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Put in mixing bowl 2 cups warm water, 1/2 cup sugar, salt, egg, melted shortening, a little lemon flavoring, and 6 cups flour sifted, and raisins.

Step 3

Few raisins can be added, pressed into dough after dough is in pan.

Step 4

This will not be stiff but sticky on fingers.( this is very soft dough i used pam in pan and n top of dough ).

Step 5

Let rise 2 hours.( this was a little long rise until doubled the temps were cooler in those old farm houses ).

Step 6

Put in two 9x13 greased pans.

Step 7

Using melted shortening in your hand to spread dough after it rises about 1 hour.(again until doubled )punch down

Step 8

Put sliced apples or canned apples on top (I would put cinnamon sugar mixture on now)(. cover with tin foil ).

Step 9

Let rise 1 more hour.( until doubled ).

Step 10

Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes until done i had at 425 for 30 it was to fast

Step 11

Remove from oven and cover with sour cream, sugar and/or cinnamon.

Tips & Variations


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