Any fruit coffee cake

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Apples, apricots, peaches, chopped pineapple or whole blueberries
1 cup Water
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1¼ cup Sugar
⅓ cup Cornstarch
3 cups All-purpose flour
1 cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Mace
1 cup Butter
2 \N Eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla
½ cup Sugar
½ cup All-purpose flour
¼ cup Butter
½ cup Walnuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a saucepan, combine choice of fruit and the water. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes or until fruit is tender. Stir in lemon juice. Mix the 1¼ cups sugar and cornstarch; stir into fruit mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cool.

In a mixing bowl, stir together the 3 cups flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and mace. Cut in the 1 cup butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Combine eggs, milk, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture, mixing until blended. Spread half of the batter into a greased 9x13 baking pan or two 8x8 baking pans.

Spread the cooled fruit mixture over the batter. Spoon the remaining batter in small mounds over the fruit mixture, spreading out as much as possible, Combine the ½ cup sugar and ½ cup flour; cut in the ¼ cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in nuts. Sprinkle nut mixture over batter in pan. Bake 45-50 minutes for a 9x13 pan or 40-45 minutes for the two 8x8 pans, or until cake tests done. Cool.

Recipe By: Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook Per serving: 786 Calories; 32g Fat (36% calories from fat); 9g Protein; 118g Carbohydrate; 126mg Cholesterol; 724mg Sodium From: Faylen Date: 10-03-96 (19:54) The Polka Dot Cottage, a BBS with a taste of home. 1-973-822-3627. Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #713 by Lisa Clarke <lisa@...> on Aug 1, 97

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