Amish Coffee Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Mercy

A simple and rustic coffee cake from the Amish.

Top Review by Acerast

So glad to find this one here on Zaar! The cook at my children's school makes this every year for the lunch served for "Grandparents' Day". It is a simple and mild coffee cake that always pleases and my kids love it! Thanks Mercy :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the sugar, flour and shortening until lumpy.
  2. Do not mix until creamy.
  3. Reserve 1 cup to use as topping.
  4. Dissolve the baking soda in the hot coffee and add to the flour mixture.
  5. Add the egg and vanilla.
  6. Spread in a 9"x12"x2" pan (please note that this is a thin batter) and sprinkle on the reserved topping.
  7. Bake at 325°F degrees for approximately 30 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

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