Recipe – Strawberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Recipe - Strawberry Streusel Coffee Cake
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Whole fresh strawberries top this coffee cake to give color and sweet-tart flavor. Serve this cake warm from the oven, accompanied by hot coffee.

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients

  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup hulled fresh strawberries

Topping Ingredients

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons soft butter or margarine

Preparation Directions

  • Sift flour again with baking powder, sugar, and salt into a bowl.
  •  Cut in shortening until the size of peas.
  • Combine egg with milk, and add to flour mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Pat dough into the bottom of a 10 by 6-inch greased baking dish.
  • Top with strawberries.
  • Blend topping ingredients to fine crumb stage
  • Sprinkle topping over strawberries and dough.
  • Bake in a moderately hot (375 degrees) oven for 35 minutes. 

Servings

  • Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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