Streusel Coffee Cake
½ Cup Brown Sugar
¼ Cup Sifted Unbleached Flour
¼ Cup Butter (Room Temperature)
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1 ½ Cups Sifted Unbleached Flour
2 ½ Teaspoons Baking Powder
½ Teaspoon Salt
1 Beaten Egg
¾ Cup Sugar
1/3 Cup Buttermilk (or Sour Milk)
1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
For the topping: In a small mixing bowl, combine topping ingredients and blend with fork until crumbly. Set aside.
For the cake: Combine 1 ½ cups sifted flour with baking powder and salt into a medium bowl. In a separate medium bowl, beat together egg, ¾ sugar and 1/3 cup melted butter. Next add the buttermilk and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture and mix well. Pour batter into a greased 8 inch square pan or a 9 inch layer cake pan. You could also use a bundt pan if you with. Sprinkle topping crumb mixture evenly over the batter. Bake in a preheated oven at 375º F for 30 minutes or until done. Partially cool in the pan on a wire rack. Cut coffee cake while still warm and serve warm for breakfast, brunch or an anytime treat.