Classic Coffee Cake

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

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1hr 25mins
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directions

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