Any Fruit Coffee Cake

Any Fruit Coffee Cake

submitted by Georgia

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped apples, apricots, peaches, pineapple, blueberries, or raspberries
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground mace
  • 1 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 slightly beaten eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. In a sauce pan add 1 cup water and your choice of fruit
  2. Simmer, covered for about 5 minutes or until fruit is tender
  3. Stir in lemon juice
  4. Mix in 1 1/4 cups of sugar and the cornstarch and stir into fruit mixture
  5. Cook and stir until thickened, then cool
  6. In a mixing bowl add 3 cups of flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, mace, and 1 tsp salt
  7. Cut in the 1 cup of butter, until mixture in crumbly
  8. Combine milk, eggs, vanilla
  9. Add to flour mixture, mixing until completely blended
  10. Spread half of the batter in a 13 x 9 inch pan
  11. Spread cooled fruit mixture over the batter
  12. Spoon remaining batter in small mounds over the fruit, trying to spread out evenly
  13. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup flour
  14. Cut in 1/4 cup butter till crumbly
  15. Stir in walnuts
  16. Sprinkle mixture over batter in pan evenly
  17. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45-50 minutes until toothpick comes out clean

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