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Crumb Coffee Cake Superb

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Regular)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Pound (1/2 Cup)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Buttermilk/Regular milk plus 2 teaspoons vinegar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Sift flour, measure, and sift again with the sugar and spices into a bowl.
Cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly like cornmeal.
Take out 1 cup of this crumbly mixture and set aside.
Stir the raisins and nuts into the remaining crumbly mixture.
Mix together the egg, milk, baking powder, and soda; stir into the flour and butter mixture containing raisins and nuts, just until well mixed.
Spread half of the reserved crumbs (1/2 cup) in the bottom of a greased 8 by 8-inch baking pan.
Pour in the thick batter, spread evenly, then sprinkle the remaining crumbs (1/2 cup) over the top. (Or just sprinkle all the 1 cup crumbs on the top.) Bake in a 375° oven for 40 minutes.
Cool in the pan.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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