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Sophie's Coffee Cake

Yield one 9- inch coffee cake


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans

How to Make It

  1. Combine 2 cups flour, baking powder, 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt; stir well. Add egg, milk, and melted butter; beat at medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes. Pour batter into a greased 9-inch pie plate, and set aside.

  2. Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon; stir well. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle mixture over batter in pie plate. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

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