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  1. 1 pk Yeast

  2. 1/4 c Warm water

  3. 6 ts Milk, scalded and cooled

  4. 4 c Flour (to 5 cups)

  5. 1/2 lb Butter

  6. 3/4 c Sugar

  7. 1/4 ts Salt

  8. 4 Eggs

  9. 2 ts Melted butter

  10. 1/2 cup of flour. In a large bowl, blend butter, sugar, salt and eggs. Add yeast dough and mix thoroughly. Gradually, add

  11. 2 1/2 cups flour to make a medium dough. Place in a greased bowl and brush with melted butter. Cover with a damp cloth and allow to rise until double in volume, about 3 hours. Use

  12. 1 cup or more flour to knead dough and roll into a

  13. 4 to 5 foot long rope. Form into a oval on a

  14. 14 x 17" greased cookie sheet, connecting ends of the rope with a few drops of water. Press the doll (or bean) into the dough from underneath. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise until double in volume, about 1 hour. Bake

  15. 325 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes or until lightly browned. Brush top of cake with

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. corn syrup and sprinkle with alternating bands of colored sugar. Cake freezes well.


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