This delightful crumb cake from Lucile Proctor has a brown sugar topping featuring raisins, pecans and chocolate chips. "A friend gave me this mix for Christmas," recalls the Panguitch, Utah cook. "All I had to do was mix it and bake it in the pan she also provided."
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- 8-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 6 cups sugar
- 2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
- 1/4 cup baking powder
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 2-1/2 cups shortening
- 3 cups raisins
- 3 cups packed brown sugar
- 2 cups chopped pecans
- 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each cake):
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 1 cup water
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, milk powder, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Store in airtight containers in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. In a large bowl, combine the topping ingredients. Store in airtight containers in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 7 batches (21 cups cake mix and 10-1/2 cups topping mix).
- To prepare cake: In a large bowl, combine 3 cups breakfast cake mix, egg and water. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Sprinkle with 1-1/2 cups topping mix. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Breakfast Cake Mix in Quick Cooking September/October 2003, p59