MOTHER'S BAKING POWDER COFFEE CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: One 9" x 9" square cake
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 C sugar
  • 1/4 C soft butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ C milk
  • 1-1/2 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch mace
  • Pinch salt

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

Note: This also makes good cupcakes.

See separate recipe for Crumb Streusel Topping.

Photo of Zelma Levin, age 14.

Author Credit: Zelma Levin Goldstein

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