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Mrs. Mengelís Coffee Cake Recipe

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Ĺ cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
Ĺ cup pecans
Mix and set aside

1 stick butter, softened
1 cup sugar
Mix and cream well
Add 2 eggs, one at a time mixing well after each.
Add 1 cup sour cream

Sift together, 1 Ĺ cups flour, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 Ĺ tsp baking powder.
Add to wet mixture, Ĺ cup at a time

Add 1 tsp vanilla

Pour into 2 8 inch cake pans (greased and floured)
Put on topping
Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes




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