French Kugelhupf Cake Recipe

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French Kugelhupf Cake
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  1. Pour warm milk in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Sprinkle yeast over milk.
  3. Add 1/2 cup flour.
  4. Beat with a large spoon about 1 minute.
  5. Cover and let rise in a warm place until almost double (40 minutes).
  6. In a large mixeing bowl beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  7. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  8. Stir in yeast mixture, raisins, currants, orange peel and salt.
  9. Gradually stir in the remaining 3-1/2 cups flour.
  10. Lightly grease and flour a 9-cup gugelhupf mold or 12-cup bundt pan.
  11. Arange whole almonds in a design or pattern in the bottom of the pan.
  12. Carefully spoon batter over almonds.
  13. Cover and let rise in a warm place until almost double (about 1 hour).
  14. Bake in a 350 F oven about 40 minutes.
  15. If necessary cover top with foil for the last 15 minutes to prevent over-browning.
  16. Cool for 20 minutes, then remove from pan.
  17. Turn on to wire rack and cool completely.
  18. Sift powdered sugar over cake before serving,.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 812.83 Kcal (3403 kJ)
Calories from fat 355.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39.53g 61%
Cholesterol 190.87mg 64%
Sodium 254.64mg 11%
Potassium 483.55mg 10%
Total Carbs 100.56g 34%
Sugars 27.72g 111%
Dietary Fiber 5.56g 22%
Protein 17.1g 34%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 2.4mg 13%
Calcium 102.2mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 358.85 Kcal (1502 kJ)
Calories from fat 157.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.45g 61%
Cholesterol 84.27mg 64%
Sodium 112.42mg 11%
Potassium 213.48mg 10%
Total Carbs 44.4g 34%
Sugars 12.24g 111%
Dietary Fiber 2.46g 22%
Protein 7.55g 34%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 13%
Iron 1.1mg 13%
Calcium 45.1mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 18.8
  • 22

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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