Tuesday, October 7, 2014

German Lemon Coffee Cake (1906)

  • 1 1/2 cupfuls flour
  • Juice and grated rind, 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cupful sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbspn butter
  • 1 tspn baking power
  • Chopped nuts
  • Cinnamon
  • Sugar
  • Butter
Mix thoroughly 1 1/2 cupfuls flour, 1 cupful sugar, 1 1 cupful milk, 1 heaping teaspoonful baking powder, and the juice and grated rind of 1/2 lemon.
Spread the dough in a shallow buttered baking-pan. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, sugar, cinnamon, and dots of butter.

Bake until brown and crisp. Cut in squares, and serve piping hot.

(Origin - "What to Have for Breakfast" by Olive Green, 1906. Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons of New York and Chicago. Part of Putnam's Homemaker Series by Olive Green.)

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