How to make it

  • In a saucepan combine choice of fruit. and 1/4 cup water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  • (Do not simmer raspberries.)
  • Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or till tender. Combine 1/4 cup of the sugar and the cornstarch. Stir into fruit mixture. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl stir together 1/2 cup of the sugar, the 1 1/2 cups flour the baking powder, and baking soda. Add 4 tbsp till it is mixed. Combine egg, buttermilk, or sour milk, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture. Stir just till moistened. Spread half of the batter in an 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan. Spread fruit mixture over batter. Drop remaining batter in small mounds atop filling.
  • Combine the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and the 1/4 cup flour. Add remaining 2 tbsp oil and mix. Sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake in a 350 degrees oven for 40 to 45 minutes or till golden brown. Serve warm.
  • Makes 9 servings
  • Rhubarb-Strawberry Coffee Cake:
  • Prepare as above, except substitute 3/4 cup fresh or frozen cup-up rhubarb and 3/4 cup frozen unsweetened whole strawberries for the fruit.
  • ~Enjoy~

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  • carmenperez 10 years ago
    Keeper TY
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  • nancerose 11 years ago
    Yes, zenna824~I love it with a cuppa also...
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  • zena824 11 years ago
    I love coffee cake... jam cake.. this would go so good with my cuppa coffee....
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