A yeasted German-style coffee cake with a cinnamon sugar topping.

Prep Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
1 9x13-inch cake


  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages dry yeast

  • ½ cup water

  • ¾ cup milk

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup butter

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 3 eggs

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Butter a 9x13 inch pan and set aside. In a small mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. Place milk, 1/2 cup sugar, salt and 1/2 cup butter in saucepan. Heat until sugar dissolves and butter melts. Cool to lukewarm. Add dissolved yeast and set aside.

  2. In large bowl combine flour, eggs and yeast mixture. Stir until smooth and blended. Pour into a buttered 9x13 inch pan, spreading dough evenly. Let rise in warm place for 45 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  3. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. mix together and sprinkle over the dough. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the top is golden and syrupy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

207 Calories
9g Fat
29g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 207
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 164mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 4g
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 56mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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