Pecan Coffee Cake

Pecan Coffee Cake

1 3/4 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter
3 cups flour – sifted
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/8 cups milk
4 egg whites
1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons cinnamon
3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup butter
2 cups pecans

TOPPING: Cream sugar and butter until soft and smooth.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk. Fold in egg whites beaten stiff.

Pour into large baking pan. Mix topping together until it forms pea-sized crumbs. Blend in pecans. Spread over the top of batter and bake at 350 degrees F for 40-50 minutes. Cut into squares.