Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Murder and Coffee Cake What A Way To Go

Good Morning all, how is everyone on this Wednesday.  Today's recipe comes from Lorna Barrett's "Chapter and Hearse".  If you like Books, Murder and Recipes you'll love this book. Small town Murder Mystery Bookstore owner gets involved in murder when she helps to launch her sisters new cookbook.  Lots fun twists and turns so kick back and enjoy.  But before you do that pull that apron out, your gonna love this recipe. I started cooking this recipe and Conor, my youngest took over.  So if you have kids they might like to help you.  Conor loves to cook and this was very easy recipe. This recipe was adapted to fit my families needs.  So here's the recipe.

                                               Cinnamon Coffee Cake

                                               1 1/2 cups all -purpose flour
                                               3/4 cups sugar
                                               2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
                                               1/4 teaspoon salt
                                               1/4 cup unsalted butter
                                               1/4 cup milk
                                               1 egg

                                               Topping for Cake

                                               1/3 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
                                               1/4 cup all- purpose flour
                                               1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
                                               3 Tablespoons firm unsalted butter

Heat oven to 375. Grease 9x1 1/2 inch round layer pan or 8x8x2 inch square pan. Blend all ingredients except topping. Beat vigorously for 30 seconds. Spread batter in pan. Sprinkle topping over batter. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve warm.

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