Savarin

French Coffee Cake

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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

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • cups butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 eggs
  • ½ oz. compressed yeast
  • Rind of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons maraschino

Method

Stir milk, yeast and 1 cup of flour, and let it raise Then add the other ingredients, beat until very smooth and light. Butter several large ring forms or moulds, sprinkle with chopped almonds and half fill with the dough. Let rise to the top of the mould and bake in a moderate oven. When baked, turn from the mould and pour over the following syrup: Cook two tablespoons sugar, one tablespoon water, when boiled add one tablespoon maraschino.