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  • Dad's German Kuchen by isis1

    This is my late father's recipe.He made this a lot when I was growing up.I always liked it when I got a chance to eat some of it.He usually ate the whole thing before anybody knew that it was done-lol- Smile


    2 pkgs dry yeast
    1/3 c.sugar
    1 3/4 tsp salt
    1 egg
    1/8 tsp nutmeg
    1/2 c.butter
    1 1/2 c.warm water
    1/3 c.melted shortening
    5 1/2 c.flour
    1 c.brown sugar
    1 tsp cinnamon
    2 tsp soft butter

    Add yeast to warm water in large mixing bowl. Stir until dissolved.Add sugar,salt,melted butter and egg.Gradually add flour and nutmeg to yeast mixture.Mix well and cover with a damp cloth cover.Let rise until doubled,punch down and turn onto floured board.Divide into 3 parts and place each in 3 different 9 inch greased baking pans.Let rise again until doubled.Melt 1/2 c.butter and spread over all 3 kuchens with back of spoon.With fingers,press in holes one inch apart over all kuchens.Combine brown sugar, cinnamon,and soft butter.If you like a little more or less topping,then increase or decrease these ingredients to fit your tastes.Divide evenly over kuchens.Bake in 325 degree oven for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.