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Hoosier Crumb Cake

 Hoosier Crumb Cake
My husband and I live about 15 miles east of Indiana. I received this recipe about 40 years ago from a friend, but I'm not sure of its origins. Because of its name, I'm guessing it had its beginnings in the "Hoosier State".
12-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Whipped cream and fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Add flour; mix until
  • blended. Set aside 1/2 cup for topping.
  • To the remaining mixture, add the egg, buttermilk, vanilla, baking
  • soda and salt; stir just until blended. Pour into a greased 13-in. x
  • 9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with the reserved flour mixture.
  • Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Garnish with
  • whipped cream and mint if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 222 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 241 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.