Overnight Cinnamon Coffee Cake
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Spicy cinnamon sugar atop a light, fluffly sweet dough -- cinnamon rolls without the "roll" and fuss.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 15 servings
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 package yeast
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 4 cups flour
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Proof yeast by adding package of yeast to the warm water (NOT hot) and letting set ten minutes.
  2. Combine dry ingredients, then cut in shortening.!
  3. Add eggs, milk and yeast mixture to dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Dough will be very thick.
  4. Cover tightly and place in refrigerator to rise overnight.
  5. In the morning, grease 9x15" pan (jelly roll pan) and spread dough evenly over pan.
  6. Melt butter and drizzle over dough.
  7. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon, then sprinkle evenly over butter topped dough. If more sugar is desired, add ¼ cup brown sugar.
  8. Cover and let set at room temperature for twenty minutes.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes.
  10. Add powdered sugar glaze, if desired.
  11. Serve hot.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at https://www.apinchofjoy.com/2015/05/overnight-cinnamon-coffee-cake/