Cinnamon Bun Coffee Cake

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  • 2-1/4 tsp dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup warm milk
  • 3-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup melted shortening
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsps good shortening
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • chopped pecans for filling – optional

Dissolve yeast and sugar in milk in mixing bow.  Add 1 cup flour and beat until smooth. Continue reading

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Chocolate Cinnamon Brownies

Brownie

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  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 6 oz semi sweet chocolate
  • 3/4 cup room temperature butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)

Grease and flour an 8″ square pan. Mix flour, cinnamon and salt and set aside. Melt the butter and chocolate in a bowl over simmering water.

In a mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until thick.  Add vanilla.  Stir in flour mixture and blend well. Fold in nuts. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 for about 30-35 minutes.

Topping

  • 6 oz. semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tbsps butter
  • 2 tbsps heavy cream

Melt all in a bowl over simmering water and stir until smooth.  Pour over brownies. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.

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