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.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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; 9 g total fat; 41 mg cholesterol; 91 mg sodium. 48 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein;

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