Sunday, September 09, 2012

Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake

1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts (or both)
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup plain or vanilla yogurt

Preheat oven to 350F

- Mix together topping ingredients and set aside.
-Mix together dry ingredients and set aside.
-In another bowl, beat together butter and sugar.
-Add eggs and continue to beat until light and fluffy.
-Turn 2/3 of batter into a well buttered 9' pan.
-Sprinkle with 2/3 of the topping mixture.
-Carefully swirl knife tip through the batter and topping.
-Add remaining batter.
-Bake at 350F for 30-35 minutes, or until knife comes out clean.

This cake is nice and light and fluffy.

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