Mother's Baking Powder Coffee Cake
1 C sugar
1/4 C soft butter
½ C milk
1-1/2 C flour
1 tsp baking powder
Cream shortening and sugar
Separate eggs; reserve whites
Beat egg yolks well
Add well-beaten egg yolks to sugar/shortening mixture
Alternately add to batter sifted flour and milk
Fold in beaten egg whites
Pour into greased, floured 9” x 9” cake pan
Spread batter with crumb streusel topping [See separate recipe]
Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes
Pairs Well With
Note: This also makes good cupcakes.
See separate recipe for Crumb Streusel Topping.
Photo of Zelma Levin, age 14.