Kuchen Dough No. 1

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 1 pint scalded milk
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5½ to 6 cups flour
  • Yolks of 2 eggs, or 1 whole egg
  • ½ oz. yeast
  • Grated nutmeg

Method

Warm bowl and flour. Crumble the yeast in a cup with a teaspoon of sugar, and one-half cup of the scalded, cooled milk. Set in a warm place to rise. To the rest of the scalded milk add the butter, sugar, salt, nutmeg, and when lukewarm, the beaten yolks of the two eggs. Use flat, wooden spoon and stir in the yeast and the rest of the flour, less or enough more to knead, mix and knead until the dough is smooth and elastic. Cover closely and let rise double its bulk. Form into any desired shape place in pans, let rise again and bake.