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Old Fashioned Coffee Cake Recipe

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

Eleanor Swartz


1 stick oleo
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1/2 c. milk
1 t. vanilla
2 c. flour
2 1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1/2 c. nuts

1 c. brown sugar
1 t. cinnamon

2 or 3 Tbl. melted oleo

Cream oleo and sugar, add eggs and beat well. Stir the dry ingredients together and add alternately with milk and vanilla ending with flour. Add nuts(optional). Pour into a glass 9 x 12 dish. In seperate bowl mix 1 c. brown sugar and 1 t. cinnamon and sprinkle on top of batter and drizzle about 2 or 3 Tbl. melted oleo on top. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes.




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