L.A. Schools School District Coffee Cake

L.A. Schools School District Coffee Cake

From the Los Angeles Unified School District Food Service.

4 cups flour
2 cups brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
3/4 cup chopped walnuts, optional
1 1/2 cups oil
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder
3 large eggs
2 cups buttermilk

Combine flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt, nutmeg,
walnuts and oil in large bowl. Mix until crumbly. Remove 1 1/2
cups mixture, stir in cinnamon and set aside.

Combine remaining crumb mixture with baking soda, baking powder,
eggs and buttermilk. Blend gently. Do not over-mix. Pour into 2
greased and floured 13x9-inch baking pans. Sprinkle evenly with
reserved crumb topping. Bake at 350 degrees 25 to 30 minutes or
until cake tests done. Cool slightly. Cut into squares to serve.

Makes 24 servings.

Source: Los Angeles Times newspaper, January 10, 1991