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Moravian Sugar Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Moravian Sugar Cake, by , is from The Ledbetter Family Cookbook, 4th Edition, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lucy Ledbetter
Added: Sunday, February 22, 2009


4 cups Bisquick
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup skim milk powder
1/2 cup potato flakes
2 eggs, beaten
3 Tablespoons oil
12 ounces beer, room temperature

2 sticks butter, melted
2 cups light brown sugar, packed
1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon

In a large bowl, mix Bisquick, sugar, dry milk and potato flakes. In a small bowl, mix eggs, oil, and beer. Poor liquid into center of dry ingredients and mix. Spread into an oiled 17 x 11 x 1 pan. Let batter stand for 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 and make topping.

Combine topping ingredients and spread half of topping over the surface of batter. Bake 15 minutes at 350, second shelf from the top of oven. Spread remaining topping to uncovered areas of batter. Bake 5 - 10 additional minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The Moravians settled in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the 1700's. I learned to make Moravian Sugar Cake when I was a freshman at Wake Forest. It is wonderful for breakfast with coffee.




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