1 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 t tsp. baking powder
1/4 teaspoon each salt and baking powder
1 cup herman (friendship) starter
1/3 cup oil
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped nuts
In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking
soda. Add starter, oil, egg, raisins and nuts; stir to mix well.
Spread in greased and floured 8" or 9" square pan; sprinkle with
Bake in preheated 350 deg. oven, 30 to 35 mins., or until browned
and pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly in pan
on rack; cut into squares. Best served warm. Note: The original
coffee cake recipe was doubled and baked in a 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan
about 45 mins.
TOPPING: In a small bowl, mix 1/2 C. packed brown sugar,m 1-1/2
tsp. each flour, cinnamon and granulated sugar. Cut in 2 Tbs.
butter (or margarine), at room temperature, until crumbly.
Yield: 6 servings