Welcome to my recipe blog! I started it when my brother, Mark, moved away and was in need of some recipes....or so I thought.... The goal is to post recipes that can be made quickly, easily, and inexpensively. If you have something to contribute, please let me know and I will be glad to add it!!

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Coffee Kuchen

Coffee Kuchen
3c. sifted all-purpose flour
3 t. baking powder
¼ t. salt
1 ¼ teaspoons cinnamon
1 c. sugar
1 c. light brown sugar, firmly packed
3 T. instant coffee
½ c. butter or margarine
½ c. shortening
1 c. milk
1/8 t. baking soda
2 eggs, slightly beaten
Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease and flour a 9” tube pan (a 9x13 pan is all right). Into a large bowl, sift flour with baking powder, salt, cinnamon, sugars and coffee. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, but butter and shortening into flour mixture until it resembles small peas. Set aside 1 c. for topping. Combine milk with baking soda and eggs; mix well. With wooden spoon, stir all at once into flour-fat mixture just until combined. Turn into prepared tube pan. Sprinkle evenly with reserved flour-fat mixture. Bake 55-60 min. or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool, in pan, on wire rack for 10 min. Remove from pan; serve warm.

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