Ella's Cardamom Coffee Cake Recipe

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Submitted by jcg28710

Makes 36 servings



Spicy bread (cake) that goes well with coffee or tea. It is enjoyable as a breakfast, a snack, or as a holiday party appetizer.

Recipe Ingredients for Ella's Cardamom Coffee Cake

2 oz yeast dried
1/2 cup shortening (Crisco)
2 tsp salt
4 tbs sugar (or more)
2 tbs cardamom (or more for enhanced flavor)
2 cups boiling water
2 eggs
6 1/2 cups flour

Recipe Directions for Ella's Cardamom Coffee Cake

  1. Dissolve yeast in l1/2 cup lukewarm water and set aside

  2. Put shortening, sugar, & salt in a bowl.

  3. Pour 2 cups boiling water over ingredients to dissolve & let cool to lukewarm (~105F).

  4. Add eggs & yeast.

  5. Stir in flour and cardamom until well mixed.

  6. Put in refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight (may need to punch it down periodically).

  7. Divide into 6 parts.

  8. Make rolls approx 2 inch diameter and 10 inches long.

  9. Twist 2 rolls together and place in a bread pan. Repeat for 2 more pans.

  10. Let raise.

  11. Bake at 350F until brown.

  12. After cooling, slice each loaf into 12 equal slices.

Categories

Appetizers, Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snacks, Scandinavian, Christmas, Advance, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 44.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.4g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
132mg
6%
Potassium
31mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
18.9g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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