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Maple Nut Coffee Cake

 Maple Nut Coffee Cake
Every time I make this coffee cake for the holidays or church functions, the pan is emptied in a hurry. People rave about it. —Rosadene Herold, Lakeville, Indiana
16 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) hot roll mix
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup warm water (120° to 130°)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the contents of the roll mix and yeast
  • packets with the sugar. Stir in water, butter, egg and maple
  • flavoring; mix well.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 2-3 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until
  • doubled, about 45-60 minutes.

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Maple Nut Coffee Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • In a small bowl, combine sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and maple
  • flavoring. Grease a 12-in. pizza pan. Punch dough down. Turn onto a
  • lightly floured surface; divide into three portions. Roll each into
  • a 12-in. circle. Place one circle on prepared pan. Brush with a
  • third of the melted butter; sprinkle with a third of the filling.
  • Repeat layers twice. Pinch around edge to seal.
  • Place a small glass in center of circle. With kitchen scissors, cut
  • from outside edge just to the glass, forming 16 wedges. Twist each
  • wedge five or six times and tuck ends under. Remove glass. Cover
  • with a kitchen towel; let rise in a warm place until doubled, about
  • 30-45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool. Combine glaze ingredients;
  • drizzle over warm coffee cake. Yield: 16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 255 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 251 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.