Crispy Cereal Coffee Cake

(6 servings)

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour - sifted
  • 1 teaspoon Calumet Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons shortening
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 5 Tablespoons milk

  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar - packed
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup Grape-Nuts
Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder and salt, and sift again. Cream shortening, add sugar, gradually, creaming well. Add egg and beat until light and fluffy. Add flour, alternating with milk, a small amount at a time, beating after each addition. Turn into greased pan, 11x7x2 inches or 9x9x2 inches, spreading mixture evenly.

Sieve brown sugar; sift in flour and mix. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Add Grape-Nuts and mix well. Sprinkle over cake batter. Bake in moderate oven (375 degrees) 25 minutes or until done. Serve warm.

A coffee cake with personality and a golden, crispy topping of brown sugar and Grape-Nuts cereal.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Mr Breakfast for this recipe.

Recipe number 2505. Submitted 2/10/2009.