strawberry coffee cake

29 Mar

i needed to use up the rest of those strawberries 😀  and was at the mercy of what i had in the pantry – i searched and searched and finally decided on this recipe.  i doubled the recipe to make a 9×13 pan.  its ok – nothing spectacular.

 

strawberry coffee cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar  (i used 1/2 white 1/2 brown)
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans (left these out)

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat the egg, milk and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Top with strawberries.
  2. For topping, combine flour and sugar in a bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in pecans if desired; sprinkle over strawberries.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cut into squares; serve warm.
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