Quick Coffee Cake

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  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk

Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar into a mixing bowl. Cut in the shortening with pastry blender or two knives. Combine egg and milk, and combine with other ingredients. Put the mixture into a well greased ring pan and sprinkle with topping (recipe below).

Bake in a 375 degree oven for 20 minutes.


  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter cake

Mix all ingredients and spread over unbaked coffee cake.


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