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Coffee Cake Recipe

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Linda Freibus
Added: Sunday, March 15, 2009


1 1/2 cup flour
3 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup shortening
l egg
1/2 cup milk

Streusel mixture:
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp flour
2 Tbsp melted butter
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Sift dry ingredients and cut in shortening
Add rest of ingredients
Put 1/2 of batter in greased and floured 6"x10" pan
Sprinkle with half of the streusel mixture
Add other half of batter and sprinkle with remaining streusel mixture over top
Bake at 375 25-30

For Streusel mix ingredients together with a fork

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