Duncan Hines Coffee Cake from 1948
Makes 8 servings
1 cup white granulated sugar
5 Tbsp butter
1 egg, beaten well
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp table salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/3 cup white granulated sugar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup walnuts, ground
1/4 cup butter
Cream together 1 cup of sugar with 5 Tbsp of butter.
Beat egg and add to above.
Then blend into a mixture of the milk, cream and vanilla.
Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder. Add dry
ingredients to the wet ingredients and beat well.
Pour mixture into a 9x13 inch shallow pan, about 1-inch deep.
Sprinkle top with 1/3 cup of sugar, then sprinkle top with
cinnamon and ground walnuts. Finally dot top with 1/4 cup butter.
Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes until it is done.
Source: Food Critic Duncan Hines, from his Nov 26, 1948 newspaper column. St Petersburg Times.