Old-Fashioned German Coffee Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 4
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2 packages compressed yeast cake -- crumbled
1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup warm water
1/3 cup shortening -- melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg -- beaten
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour -- divided
1/2 cup warm milk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup shortening
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 dash salt
2 cans sliced peaches -- drained

Preparation / Directions:

For cake, dissolve yeast and 1 tablespoon sugar in water. Let stand 5 minutes. in a large mixing bowl, combine shortening, sugar and egg. Gradually mix in 2 cups flour, milk and yeast mixture. Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place dough in a greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch dough down. Divide in half and press each half into a greased 7-in x 11-in baking pan. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour. Combine all ingredients except peaches. Sprinkle over dough. top with peach slices. Bake at 375ΓΈ for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.


Nutritional Information:

4604 Calories (kcal); 134g Total Fat; (26% calories from fat); 70g Protein; 782g Carbohydrate; 204mg Cholesterol; 309mg Sodium

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