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Swedish Coffee Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Swedish Coffee Cake, by , is from Thyme and Season, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Maxine Smith *
Added: Saturday, February 16, 2008


Cake Ingredients (Frosting Ingredients listed below)
1 cup white raisins
1 cup water
1 cup margarine
1 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
teaspoon salt
3 cups flour
teaspoon baking powder
1 cup chopped Eng. walnuts

Ingredients for Frosting
2 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
6 tablespoons milk

Boil water and raisins for 20 minutes on slow heat; then cool. Cream together margarine, sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt (creamed mixture). Mix 3 cups flour, baking powder, soda; add to creamed mixture. Mix in the walnuts and raisins together with the water in which raisins were bolied. Spread on greased and floured cookie sheet [size 15" x 10" x 1"]. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

While still warm, make some holes in the warm cake; spread the frosting. To prepare the frosting, mix thoroughly the sugar, vanilla and milk.
Cool and then cut into squares. Served warm is good too.




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