from Cafe Beujolais, Mendocino, CA
2 1/4 cps all-purpose flour
1 cup brown sugar, packed
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
3/4 cup corn oil
1 cup sliced almonds
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Mix flour, sugars, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, salt
and ginger. Blend in oil until smooth.
Remove 3/4 cup of mixture and combine with
almonds and remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
Mix and set aside and reserve until needed.
To remaining flour mixture add baking powder,
baking soda, egg and buttermilk. Blend until
Pour into buttered 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
Sprinkle reserved nut mixture evenly over
surface of batter.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes.
Place pan on wire rack to cool. Cut into squares
Makes 8 to 12 servings.
Source: Modesto Bee newspaper, May 27, 1987