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Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Oven
Cuisine: German
     Serving Size: 4 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Butterkuchen (Butter Cake)

Date Added: September 28, 2022
A bit time-consuming but just it,s name spells curiosity. More than one variation is like more than one recipe. Made with butter, this cake sounds fantastic.


2 Unit Dry Yeast
1/2 Cup Water warm
3/4 Cup Milk (evaporated is best)
1/2 Cup Sugar
1 Teaspoon Salt (I used reduced sodium)
1/2 Cup Butter softned
4 Cups All-Purpose Flour sifted
1 Unit Lemon
3 Unit Eggs large
1 Unit Butter
1/2 Cup Butter
1 Cup Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon ground
1/3 Cup Almond blanched
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1. Sprinkle the yeast over warm water.

2. Heat milk, sugar, salt and the 1/2 cup butter together until sugar is dissolved and butter melted.

3. Cool to lukewarm. Add dissolved yeast. Place the flour blended with lemon rind in large mixing bowl; form a well in the center.

4. Add yeast-milk mixture and the eggs. Stir until blended and smooth.

5. Pour into a buttered 9x13-inch baking pan, spreading dough evenly.

6. Let rise in warm place about 45 minutes. Chop the butter into the mixed sugar and cinnamon to form fine particles.

7. Sprinkle over top of risen batter. Add the almonds.

8. Bake in oven preheated to 375 F for 30 minutes, or until top is golden and syrupy.

9. Makes about 12 servings. Variations: Streuselkuchen: This is much the same as Butterkuchen except that the lemon rind is omitted from the butter and a crumb topping of 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup ground almonds and 8 Tbsp (1 stick) butter are sprinkled over batter.

10. If desired, 1/4 tsp cinnamon may also be added to the topping mixture.

11. Apfebutterkuchen (a Bremen specialty). Prepare as for Butterkuchen, place sliced peeled apples over top of dough before placing in oven.

12. Cover apples with same Butter Topping. Almonds are an optional addition.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Lemon, Egg, Milk, Tree Nuts, Yeast, Butter, Gluten, Almonds, Natural Sweeteners, Citric Acid allergies.
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