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Basic Kuchen Dough

Basic Kuchen recipe from our book
Recipes from a German Grandma


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Ingredients:

Basic Kuchen Dough

2 eggs, well beaten
1 / 4 cup milk, warmed
1 pkg. (or 1 tablespoon) dry yeast
1 / 4 cup warm water
1 / 2 cup butter (1 stick, melted but not hot)
1 / 4cupsugar
1 / 2 teaspoon salt
1 tsp. grated lemon peel
3 cup flour, more if needed

This amount of dough will make 2 kuchen's
in a 9 by 13 inch glass baking dish.


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1. Pour lukewarm water, yeast, and sugar in mixing bowl.

Let the yeast start to foam in the bowl.
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Add the melted butter,salt, milk and yeast mixture. to the flour.

Add the lemon zest and the egg.


Mix well till batter a loose dough is formed
You can also do this in a mixer.


This dough holds together but is not as firm as bread dough.


Cover with a towel and let raise for about an hour. I will warm an oven and keep it in there. (Don't get the oven too hot!)

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