Coffee House Coffee Cake

Ingredients

Topping
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped pecans
Cake
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3⁄4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1⁄2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄3 cup milk

Instructions

1 _ Preheat oven to 325°.

2 _ Make topping by combining 1 cup flour with brown sugar, 1/2 cup softened butter and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a bowl.

3 _ Mixture should have the consistency of moist sand.

4 _ Add 1/2 cup chopped pecans.

5 _ In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup butter, 3/4 cup light brown sugar and 1/2 cup granulated sugar

6 _ with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy.

7 _ Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.

8 _ In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt.

9 _ Add this dry mixture to the moist ingredients a little at a time.

10 _ Add milk and mix well.


11 _ Pour the batter into a 9 x 13 baking pan that has been buttered and dusted with a light coating of flour.

12 _ Sprinkle the crumb topping over the batter.

13 _ Be sure the topping completely covers the batter.

14 _ Bake 50 minutes or until the edges just begin to brown. Cool.

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