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.