A yeasted German-style coffee cake with a cinnamon sugar topping.



  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


    1 Butter a 9×13 inch pan and set aside. In a small mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. Place milk, 1/2 cup sugar, salt and 1/2 cup butter in saucepan. Heat until sugar dissolves and butter melts. Cool to lukewarm. Add dissolved yeast and set aside.

    2 In large bowl combine flour, eggs and yeast mixture. Stir until smooth and blended. Pour into a buttered 9×13 inch pan, spreading dough evenly. Let rise in warm place for 45 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

    3 In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. mix together and sprinkle over the dough. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the top is golden and syrupy.


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