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Raised Cakes

Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking from AlansKitchen.comMakes 4 (7-inch) cakes.

Ingredients

  • 1 - cup lukewarm potato water
  • 1 - package active dry yeast
  • 1 - cup mashed potatoes
  • 2 - cups sugar
  • 1/2 - cup butter
  • 1/2 - teaspoon salt
  • 5 - cups all-purpose flour (plus), sifted
  • 2 - eggs, beaten
  • Crumbs
    • 1 - cup sugar
    • 1/4 - cup butter
    • 1/2 - cup molasses, thinned with water (1/8 cup water, 3/8 cup molasses)
    • 1/2 - cup flour
    • 1-1/2 - teaspoons cinnamon

Directions

Preheat oven to 350-degrees F.

  1. In a small cup, dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. 
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the mashed potatoes, yeast mixture, sugar, butter, salt, and a cup of flour. 
  3. Stir until well mixed. 
  4. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let rise 1 hour. 
  5. Add the remaining flour and eggs. 
  6. Mix, cover, and let rise 1 hour.
  7. Remove dough from bowl and place on a floured board. 
  8. Lightly knead and shape into 4 flat 1-inch cakes. 
  9. Place in 4 greased 7-inch pie pans, cover, and let rise until they double in size. 
  10. Brush with melted butter, and make crumbs.
  11. Lightly mix sugar, butter, thinned molasses, flour, and cinnamon to form crumbs. 
  12. Sprinkle over the cakes and bake 25 minutes or until golden brown.

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