Camille's Fresh Strawberry Coffee Cake

Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

When I lived in Kansas, my neighbor Camille shared this lovely recipe with me. We used to be able to get beautiful, abundant fresh strawberries and I used to make this recipe often to use them up. I usually would make two cakes, one to eat and one to freeze for last minute guests.

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  1. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Add milk, lightly beaten egg, and melted butter, beating with an electric mixer until blended.
  3. Spread into greased springform pan.
  4. Top with strawberries.
  5. For topping, mix cold butter into flour and sugar using a pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly.
  6. Sprinkle over the berries.
  7. Bake at 375 F (preheated) for about 40-50 minutes or until cake tests done and is lightly golden (since ovens vary, test early).