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       Title: Cinnamon Twist Coffee Cake1
  Categories: S_living, Cakes
       Yield: 1 Servings
  
       2 pk Dry yeast
     1/2 c  Warm water
            (105 degrees to 115 degrees
       1 c  Boiling water
     3/4 c  Instant potato flakes
       1 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Instant nonfat dry milk powd
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine, softene
       3    Eggs
       5 c  All-purpose flour, about
     1/4 c  Butter or margarine,
            Softened and divided
     2/3 c  Sugar
   1 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  
   1/2 cup chopped almonds, divided 2 cups sifted
   powdered sugar 3 tablespoons milk  Candied cherries
   (optional) Toasted slivered almonds (optional)
   Dissolve yeast in warm water; let stand 5 minutes.
   Combine boiling water, potato flakes, and salt in a
   large mixing bowl; beat well at medium speed of an
   electric mixer. Add 1/2 cup sugar, dry milk powder,
   and 1/2 cup butter; beat well.  Add eggs and yeast
   mixture, beating well. Gradually beat in 3 cups flour;
   add remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, beating well
   after each addition.Turn dough out onto a heavily
   floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic.
   Place in a well-greas bowl, turning to grease top.
   Cover and let rise in a warm place (85 degrees), free
   from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.Punch
   dough down, and divide into 6 equal portions.  Roll
   each portion into a 12-inch circle.Place one circle on
   a lightly greased 12-inch pizza pan. Spread 2
   tablespoons butter over top of dough, leaving a
   1/2-inch margin. Combine 2/3 cup sugar and cinnamon;
   sprinkle about 2-1/2 tablespoons cinnamon mixture and
   2 tablespoons almonds over dough.  Place a second
   circle of dough on top of first.  Repeat process with
   butter, cinnamon mixture, and almonds. Top with a
   third circle of dough. Moisten outer edge of circle,
   and seal.Recipe continues on Cinnamon Twist Coffee
   Cake2.
  
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