| In large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, sugar, yeast and salt. Heat milk and butter until hot to touch (125? to 130?F); butter does not need to melt. Stir into dry ingredients. Stir in egg and enough remaining flour to make stiff batter. Spread batter in bottom and 1-inch up sides of greased 9-inch springform pan; cover.* Fill large shallow pan with boiling water. Top with rack. Place springform pan on rack; let rise 15 minutes.
While batter rises, prepare your choice of streusel. Spoon streusel into center of batter. Bake at 400?F for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Cool on base of pan on wire rack.
To Make Date Nut Streusel 1 In saucepan, melt butter or margarine over medium heat; stir in brown sugar. Stir 1 minute or until blended. Stir in cream cheese; stir until blended. Remove from heat. Stir in dates and chopped pecans or walnuts. Makes 1 1/2 cups
To Make Date Nut Streusel 2 With electric mixer, cream butter or margarine with sugar. Stir in flour, cinnamon, dates and pecans or walnuts. Makes about 2 cups