Thursday, May 24, 2018

Farmer's Cinnamon Coffee Squares with Butter Icing (1972)

  • 1 cup hot coffee
  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tspns cinnamon
  • 2 tspns baking powder
  • 1/2 tspn baking soda
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • Butter icing (see below)
Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, soda and salt.  Cream together 1 cup of butter, brown sugar, and eggs until fluffy.

Alternately add dry ingredients, creamed mixture,  and coffee, beating after each addition. Pour into greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.  

Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 35 minutes, or until cake tests done. Cool. Makes 12 servings.

Butter Icing
Combine 2 cups confectioners sugar, 1/3 cup butter, 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla, dash of salt, and 2 tablespoons of milk. Blend until smooth, and ice cake.

(Origin - "Homemade Ice Cream and Cake" by Food Editors of the Farm Journal, 1972.)

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