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A beloved St. Louis dessert whose very name includes "butter" with fewer than 200 calories and 4 grams of saturated fat per luscious serving? Yes!

Recipe by Oxmoor House October 2013

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

total:
3 hrs 59 mins
Yield:
Serves 24 (serving size: 1 piece)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine milk and 2 tablespoons warm water in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Dissolve yeast in milk mixture. Let stand 5 minutes. Place canola oil and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 1 minute). Add egg, beating well. Weigh or lightly spoon 9 ounces (about 1 3/4 cups) flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Add flour and milk mixture alternately to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Beat 5 minutes or until dough is smooth and pulls away from sides of bowl.

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  • Pat dough into bottom of a 13 x 9-inch metal baking pan coated with baking spray; cover with a damp towel. Let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 2 hours or until doubled in size.

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Combine corn syrup, 2 tablespoons water, and vanilla in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Place 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, 9 tablespoons butter, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until fluffy (about 3 minutes). Add egg, beating well. Weigh or lightly spoon 2 ounces (about 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons) flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Add flour and corn syrup mixture alternately to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Dollop topping over dough, and spread to edges of pan.

  • Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, and cut into squares.

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Nutrition Facts

196 calories; fat 8.2g; saturated fat 3.7g; mono fat 3.1g; poly fat 1g; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 28.9g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 30mg; iron 0.8mg; sodium 157mg; calcium 9mg.
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