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Almond Butter Coffee Cake

1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
1 cup milk, scalded
1/2 yeast cake
1 egg
3 1/2 cup sifted flour
1/16 teaspoon mace
1/16 teaspoon cardamom

Add sugar, salt and shortening to milk and cool to lukewarm. Add crumbled yeast and let stand 5 minutes. Add egg and 1 3/4 cups flour; beat well. Add remaining flour sifted with spices; then knead well. Let rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 1/2 hours. Knead down and let rise again. Shape into 2 coffee cakes and place in greased pans. Let rise 15 minutes. Spread almond mixture on top and let rise until doubled in bulk. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 45 minutes. Makes 2 cakes.


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