Heimishe Kokosh Cake (No Margarine)

  • Cooking and Prep: 2.5 h
  • Serves: 64
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If you're trying to stay away from margarine and use more natural ingredients, this kokosh cake recipe is one you'll want to save. This recipe yields a large amount of cake, so serve some on Shabbat and freeze the rest for another time.

Ingredients (7)

Main ingredients

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Prepare the Kokosh Cake

  1. Dissolve yeast in one cup warm water with half a cup sugar.

  2. Place remaining ingredients into kneading bowl. Add yeast and knead very well for five to seven minutes. Dough will be moist. (Work on a well-floured surface.)

  3. Set aside to rise for one hour.

  4. Knead once again for a few seconds until all air bubbles are out. Divide into eight equal parts.

  5. Roll out each part, spread with oil and sprinkle favorite filling. (Click here for a recipe with eight filling variations.)

  6. Roll up jelly-roll fashion. Place into lined baking pans and brush with beaten egg.

  7. Bake in preheated oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for one hour.

Note:

Don't forget to take challah from your dough. (Read more about hafrashat challah here.)

Credits

Photography and Styling by Tamara Friedman

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