Bonnie Whillock, e-mail message to Michael Miller.
Here is a recipe I got from my Grandmother, Lydia Meckle, 20 years
ago. I have never tried it myself so..... good luck! But, she made
the best Kuchen I have ever had! My mother used to make Kuchen,
but only once every 5 years.
Heat until hot:
2 c. water (milk)
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 tbl. salt
1 tbl. lemon juice
1 c. shortening
2 c. cold water
When just warm add:
3 beaten eggs
3 cakes regular yeast softened in 1/2 c. warm water with a little
Stir in 15 to 16 c. flour to make a soft dough. Let rise about
2 or 3 times, then roll out and put in tins. Makes 10.
Put fruit on dough.
1 c. cream
1/2 c. sugar
6 or 7 eggs
Pour over fruit. Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes. Alternate half
time on bottom rack then top rack.
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