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Pecan Pie Coffee Cake

Pecan Pie Coffee Cake Recipe - Pecan pie and coffee cake meet to create an  incredible dessert. Perfect served for breakfast or dessert!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 pkgs dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 3 eggs,separated, reserve the egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Filling

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans, chopped

Instructions

  1. 1.Heat butter and milk over low on the stove top until butter has melted. Cool to lukewarm.

    2.In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water and beat in the egg yolk. Blend in the cooled milk mixture.

    3.Sift in the flour, salt, and sugar. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

    4.Cover bowl and refrigerate overnight.

    5.The next day, mix ingredients for filling.

    6.Divide dough into two equal pieces and dust each with flour. Roll out (one at a time) to make an 18-inch circle. Pour half of the filling onto the dough and spread out over the dough and roll up jelly-roll fashion.

    7.Carefully place into a bundt pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.

    8.Repeat with the second half and carefully place that half on the other side of the pan, overlapping the first half.

    9.Place on stove top and let rise for 30 minutes while preheating the oven to 350 degrees.

    10. Bake for 45 minutes.

    11.Cool in pan for 15 minutes and then invert to a cake plate. Drizzle with a cream cheese or vanilla glaze.

    12. Serve fresh for best results or reheat slices in the microwave for 30 seconds prior to serving to retain moistness.

    Makes 8-10 servings