This old-fashioned coffee cake is easy to make because it uses frozen bread dough. Prepare it with apples or other fruit and serve at breakfast or for a spring brunch.

Source: Midwest Living


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15 mins
30 mins
25 mins at 375°


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  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 17x12-inch rectangle.* Fit into the bottom and up the sides of a greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place until nearly doubled (30 to 40 minutes).

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  • In a small bowl, stir together egg, the 1/2 cup sugar, and the cream. Arrange fruit on dough in pan. Spoon egg mixture over fruit.

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  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, the 1/2 cup sugar, and the cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over fruit.

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  • Bake in a 375 degree F oven for about 25 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Makes 12 servings.


Rolling out the thawed bread dough may take a while because the dough can be very elastic. One technique is to roll out the dough as far as possible, cover with plastic wrap, and wait for about 5 minutes, then continue the process.

Nutrition Facts

304 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 6g; cholesterol 41mg; sodium 91mg; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 2g; protein 5g; vitamin a 82RE; vitamin cmg; calcium 50mg; iron 1mg.