A butter, brown sugar and pecan streusel mixture is swirled into and on top of a shortening-based batter in this old fashioned coffee cake.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x12 inch pan.
Mix together the sugar, shortening, egg, milk, flour, salt and baking powder.
Prepare the streusel by mixing together the brown sugar, cinnamon, flour, butter and pecans.
Spread cake mixture in pan and spread streusel mixture on top. Swirl ingredients together.
Add the rest of streusel over top and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.