Not only that, but is easy to make in a jiffy and if you do any baking, odds are you will have all the ingredients on hand. You'll find that it is a great "company's coming" recipe.
It is a modified version of the "Prize Coffee Cake" found in the 1956 version of the Betty Crocker Cookbook.
Step 1: Gather equipment
-8x8 baking pan (preferably Pyrex)
-large mixing bowl
-small mixing bowl
-wooden spoon (for mixing the batter)
-small mixing spoon (for struesel mix)
-assorted measuring cups and spoons
-toothpick (to test if done)
(Yes, you do need an oven also!!!)
Step 2: Gather ingredients
-Milk (Whole is best)
-Shortening (if desired)
That's all you'll need, It's that easy.
At this point, preheat your oven to 375degrees Farhenheit.
Step 3: The Recipe
1/4 cup Butter (or shortening)
1/2 cup Milk
1 1/2 cup Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
3/4 cup Brown Sugar
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
2 Tablespoons melted Butter
If you live at High Altitudes:
-increase Flour to 1 5/8 cup
-decrease baking powder to 1 teaspoon
Step 4: Prepare the batter
-Cream together the sugar and butter (You may substitute shortening for butter at this point.)
-Add egg. Blend well.
-Mix dry ingredients (flour, salt, baking powder) together in small bowl.
-Add 1/2 of milk to the batter in the large bowl. Stir until blended.
-Blend 1/2 of flour mixture into the batter.
-Next add in the remaining milk. Mix until blended.
-Add remaining flour mixture until combined.
Step 5: Prepare the struesel
-Melt butter in microwave. (Around 30 seconds)
-Mix in brown sugar and cinnamon.
Delicious! Don't let your family steal to much!
Step 6: Assemble the cake
Sprinkle 1/2 of streusel mix over the batter. (The streusel should be moist , rubbing it between your fingers should help to spread it evenly.)
Spread remaining bater over top of the struesel.
Top with remaining streusel.