Cranberry Kuchen Recipe

Cranberry Kuchen makes a perfect accompaniment at breakfasts and teas. Learn how to make/prepare Cranberry Kuchen by following this easy recipe.
Cranberry Kuchen Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 24
  • 2 (0.25 oz) packages active dry Yeast
  • ¼ cup warm Water (105 to 115 °F)
  • 1 cup warm Milk (110 to 115 °F)
  • ¼ cup Butter (softened)
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 3½ cups All-Purpose Flour

    Cranberry Sauce
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1½ cups Sugar
  • 4 cups fresh/ frozen Cranberries

    Egg Mixture
  • 8 Eggs
  • ¾ cup Evaporated Milk
  • ¾ cup Sugar

  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup cold Butter
How to make Cranberry Kuchen:
  • Take a large mixing bowl and combine yeast and warm water. Stir to dissolve the yeast.
  • Add milk, butter, sugar, salt, egg and 2 cups of flour. Beat the mixture until smooth.
  • Add the remaining flour to form soft dough. Cover the bowl and place it in a warm place. Allow it to rise until doubled for about 1 hour.
  • Prepare the cranberry sauce by boiling water and sugar together in a saucepan.
  • Add cranberries and reduce the heat.
  • Cover the pan and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • Combine eggs, evaporated milk and sugar in a bowl to make the egg mixture. Beat well.
  • Divide the egg mixture into 2 portions.
  • Divide one portion of egg mixture between 2 greased 13x9x2 inch baking pans. Keep the remaining egg mixture aside.
  • Punch the dough and divide it into half.
  • Place each portion in the egg mixture and turn to coat.
  • Spoon the cranberry sauce over the dough.
  • Drizzle the reserved egg mixture over the dough.
  • For the topping, mix flour and sugar in a bowl.
  • Add butter and mix till the mixture forms crumbles.
  • Sprinkle the topping over the dough.
  • Bake the dough at 350 °F (175 °C) for 25 to 30 minutes till they turn lightly brown.
  • Remove and cool on wire racks.
  • Slice and serve warm.