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Coffee Cake Mix

 Coffee Cake Mix
Keep this handy mix in your pantry and you can whip up a last-minute coffee cake in no time. Cinnamon and nutmeg provide a delicious homemade taste that's better than any boxed mix. It makes a wonderful gift. —Linnea Rein, Topeka, Kansas
18 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk blend powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup shortening
  • TOPPING MIX:
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 8 squares)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup water

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Cut in
  • shortening until mixture is crumbly. In a small bowl, combine the
  • topping mix ingredients. Store both mixes in separate airtight
  • containers in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 2 batches
  • (9 cups cake mix, 1-1/3 cups topping).
  • To prepare coffee cake: Contents of mix may settle during storage.

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Coffee Cake Mix (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • When preparing recipe, spoon mix into measuring cup. In a large
  • bowl, combine the eggs, water and 4-1/2 cups cake mix just until
  • blended.
  • Transfer to a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Sprinkle with 2/3 cup
  • topping mix. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick
  • comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 1 cake (9 servings per batch).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 373 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 227 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.