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German Schnecken Recipe
|Dry yeast||1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages)|
|Warm water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , slightly beaten|
|Sifted flour||6 1⁄2 Cup (104 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Cinnamon||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Melted butter/Margarine||1 Tablespoon|
|Seedless raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 8979 Calories from Fat 2803
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 313 g481.8%
Saturated Fat 76.3 g381.3%
Trans Fat 27 g
Cholesterol 455.2 mg
Sodium 2792.9 mg116.4%
Total Carbohydrates 1444 g481.2%
Dietary Fiber 45.8 g183.1%
Sugars 753.2 g
Protein 139 g278.1%
Vitamin A 17.7% Vitamin C 7.4%
Calcium 95.2% Iron 273.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Combine the sugar, shortening and salt in a large mixing bowl.
Add the boiling water and stir until shortening is melted.
Cool to lukewarm.
Add the eggs and yeast and mix well.
Add 4 cups flour and beat until smooth.
Add remaining flour gradually and beat until smooth.
Chill for at least 4 hours.
Divide dough in half and roll out each half on a floured surface to an 18 x 10-inch rectangle.
Combine the brown sugar, cinnamon and 3/4 cup melted butter and sprinkle 1/4 of the mixture over each rectangle.
Top each with half the raisins and nuts.
Roll as for jelly roll, starting with long side, then cut into 1 1/2-inch slices.
Sprinkle remaining brown sugar mixture into 2 dozen 3-inch muffin cups.
Place slices, cut-side down, in cups.
Cover and let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Brush with melted butter.
Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.
Remove from oven and invert onto a large tray.