An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Coffee Cake


from Jessie


1 cup flour
3 tabelspoons sugar heaping
1 cup nuts, dates or raisins chopped
1 teaspoon B. P. [baking powder] (level)
1 egg, put in cup and beat with fork then add enough milk to fill the cup
1/3 cube melted butter.

Mix dry ingredients
add fruit
then liquids

2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoons melted button

cream together and sprinkle over dough which has been place in baking dish or pan
bake in moderate oven 1/2 hr.


Sometimes Aunt Pit didn't tell us the exact oven temperatures. Here's a cheat sheet.
Cool oven 250F
Slow oven 250350F
Moderate oven 350375F
Hot oven 375450F



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2020
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