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Coffee Cake Recipe

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

Donnalee Holton
Added: Tuesday, October 30, 2007


1 1/2 c. flour
3 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1/4 c. shortening
3/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1/2 c. milk
1 t. vanilla

1/2 c. brown sugar
2 T. flour
1 1/2 t. cinnamon
2 T. butter

Cream shortening, sugar and egg. Add milk and vanilla. Sift in dry ingredients. Pour into greased 8x8 baking dish.

Combine topping ingredients; cutting in butter with pastry blender so that mixture is chunky. Sprinkle over batter.

Bake at 350 degrees till golden brown.




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