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Mother's Baking Powder Coffee Cake

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Serves One 9" x 9" square cake | Prep Time | Cook Time 30 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Note: This also makes good cupcakes.

See separate recipe for Crumb Streusel Topping.

Photo of Zelma Levin, age 14.

Ingredients You'll Need

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


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

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