German Coffeecake
  • ¾ cup warm water (about 105 degrees F)
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour, divided for use
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup lard (or shortening)
  • About 2 teaspoons margarine
  • Brown sugar and cinnamon for topping
  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand a few minutes, then
  2. stir. Stir in sugar, salt and 1 cup of the flour.
  3. Beat the egg, add lard (softened or melted and cooled) and the
  4. egg to the flour mixture. Beat in the remaining flour until mixture
  5. is smooth. Drop by spoonfuls into a greased shallow baking pan. Let
  6. rise in a warm place until dough is nearly doubled. Dot top of dough
  7. with tiny slivers of margarine, then sprinkle with brown sugar and
  8. cinnamon. Bake 30 minutes at 375 degrees. Delicious!
Recipe by Amish 365 at