Thursday, July 18, 2013

Better Homes Sourdough Coffee Cake

I made this to go along with the No Bake Peanut Butter Bars from yesterday. Everyone liked it--I came home with an empty pan! Easy to make and tasted great.

Better Homes Sourdough Coffee Cake

1978 Better Homes and Gardens magazine.  

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup butter

2/3 cup sourdough starter

1 beaten egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 (21 ounce) cans cherry pie filling or 1 (21 ounce) cans blueberry pie filling or 1 (21 ounce) cans peach pie filling, etc

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup butter

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees f.
  2. In mixing bowl stir together the 1 cup flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cut in the first 1/4 cup butter till mixture resembles course crumbs.
  4. Combine sourdough starter, egg and vanilla.
  5. Add to dry ingredients, stirring well, should resemble cake batter -- add additional 1/4 flour if needed.
  6. Spread in a greased square baking dish or an 11 x 7 pan(Beth used 11x 7 pan),
  7. Spoon pie filling over top.
  8. Combine the remaining 1/2 cup flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut in the remaining butter till the mixture resembles course crumbs.
  9. Sprinkle over fruit.
  10. Bake at 350 degree oven for 45 to 50 minutes.


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