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Captain's Coffee Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patsy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup soft butter
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

Topping (in separate bowl - mix together):
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 Tblsp flour
2 tsp cinnamon
2 Tblsp butter, melted
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Mix together the sugar, butter and egg. Stir in the milk and flour mixture (flour, baking powder, salt). Spread half the batter into a greased & floured loaf pan. Sprinkle with half of the topping. Layer the rest of the batter into the pan & sprinkle the remainder of the topping on it. Bake until wooden pick thrust into center of cake comes out clean (about 30 - 40 minutes). Serve in slices - warm or cool. It is great either way.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Serves: 8 - 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep time: About 45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was Dad's favorite at Christmas. This was the "gift" he wanted from me every year. And he didn't even drink coffee! The recipe is from a very old copy of Betty Crocker's Cook Book.

 

 

 

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