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Grandma Eaton's coffee cake Recipe

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Nancy Searby
Added: Tuesday, July 18, 2006


2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
3/4 c. sugar
2 rounded T. Crisco
1 c. milk

2 T. melted butter
3/4 c. of the above 5 ingredients (see recipe)
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3 T. brown sugar

Melt butter for topping in small bowl and set aside. In medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and Crisco. Place 3/4 c. mixture into the topping bowl and set aside. Add milk to remainder of flour mixture, and mix until smooth. Pour batter into 8" square buttered pan and set aside. Measure brown sugar and vanilla and place in the small bowl with the other topping ingredients; mix well. Crumble topping over batter. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.




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