Classic Coffee Cake

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Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
1 hr

I love this coffee cake. It's a classic recipe from Family Circle.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F; coat 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. For topping, in medium bowl, blend brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt.
  3. With pastry blender, cut butter into flour mixture until crumbs form; chill.
  4. For cake, (if not using buttermilk) pour vinegar into a measuring cup; add enough milk to equal 1 cup.
  5. Set aside.
  6. In medium bow, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  7. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy, 2 minutes.
  8. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
  9. Working in batches, beat in milk mixture alternately with flour mixture.
  10. Scrape batter into pan.
  11. Sprinkle with topping.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
  13. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  14. Dust with confectioners' sugar; cut in squares.
  15. If you don't own a powdered sugar sifter, use a wire-mesh container or strainger to dust top of cake.