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Banana Coffee Cake Recipe

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

Jenessa Leith
Added: Wednesday, January 28, 2009


6 tbsp. margarine, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp grated lemon peel
1tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
2 cups flour
1 tbsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
3 ripe large bananas, sliced
Streusel topping

1. Beat margarine and sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, lemon peel, and vanilla until smooth. Stir in milk.

2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl; add to margarine mixture, stirring until blended. Fold in bananas.

3. Spoon batter into well greased 9-inch square baking pan; smooth top. Sprinkle with streusel topping. Bake in 375 degrees oven 45 to 50 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes before cutting.

4. Streusel Topping: Combine 1/3 cup packed brown sugar, 1/3 cup flour, and 3/4 tsp. cinnamon. cut in 1/4 cup margarine until mixture is crumbly.

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