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Coffee Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Coffee Cake, by , is from The Perry Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Claudia Coleman
Added: Thursday, August 28, 2008


1/2 c shortening
1 c sugar
2 eggs
2 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 c sour cream

1/4 c brown sugar
1/4 c white sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 c chopped pecans or walnuts
Mix ingredients well.

Preheat oven to 325 - Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs and beat well. Alternate dry ingredients and sour cream. Put 1/2 of the batter in a greased and floured tube pan, then 1/2 the topping. Then rest of batter and rest of topping. Bake for 50 minutes until done

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
In place of topping you can use pie filling....3/4 can apple, cherry, blueberry, peach....




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