"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
Mix together: 3 c flour 2 c brown sugar 1 tsp. baking powder cinnamon Work in 1/2 c shortening. Take out 1 c crumbs to save for topping. Beat 2 eggs to add to above mixture and dissolve 1 tsp. soda in 1 c sour milk to add. Add salt and vanilla and place mixture in pan. Sprinkle crumbs over batter.
Bake in moderate oven.
This very simple coffee cake recipe was added to Grandma's handmade cookbook possibly by Aunt Esther, Grandma's oldest daughter.
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