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Orange Coffee Cake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

9 servings

My husband and I enjoy country living on our 120-acre farm where we grow corn and soybeans. I often prepare this refreshingly different coffee cake for breakfast or a midday snack.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in orange juice and zest. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  2. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking dish. For topping, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over batter. Drizzle with butter. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

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