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Maple Twist Coffee Cake Recipe

Maple Twist Coffee Cake Recipe

If you like maple flavor, you will love this recipe. It is so pretty with all the twists and is always a hit at bake sales I have brought it too.—Deanna Richter, Elmore, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + rising Bake: 20 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3/4 to 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm milk. Add the butter, sugar, egg, maple flavoring, salt and 1-1/2 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • 2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and maple flavoring; set aside.
  • 3. Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into thirds. Roll each portion into a 12-in. circle; place one circle on a greased baking sheet or 12-in. pizza pan. Spread with a third of the butter; sprinkle with a third of the filling. Repeat layers twice. Pinch edges of dough to seal.
  • 4. Carefully place a glass in center of circle. With scissors, cut from outside edge just to the glass, forming 16 wedges. Remove glass; twist each wedge five to six times. Pinch ends to seal and tuck under. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • 5. Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. In a small bowl, combine glaze ingredients; set aside. Carefully remove coffee cake from pan by running a metal spatula under it to loosen; transfer to a wire rack. Drizzle with glaze. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 236 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.