Cowboy Coffee Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

Quick and easy recipe. Great flavor. Comes from United Methodist Cookbook, Gowrie, Iowa. Submitted by Sharon Jones.

Top Review by waynejohn1234

This has been one of our favorite coffee cakes for years but with a few changes. I only use butter and always buttermilk (as other reviewers have done). It makes for a very moist cake that keeps several days without freezing. Usually does not last that long. Probably one of the easiest cakes around. Thanks for reminding me of this old recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt and shortening until crumbly.
  2. Reserve l/2 cup.
  3. To remaining crumbs add baking powder, soda, and spices.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add milk and eggs.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Pour into a 9 x 13 greased and floured pan.
  8. Top with reserved crumbs.
  9. Bake at 375 for 25 to 30 minutes.

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