I have no idea why this is called coffee cake.
It doesn't contain coffee.
It isn't even served with coffee.
I guess it could be... just never at our house.
Or anyone elses that I know of for that matter.
Truthfully, we make this for breakfast.
I like it topped with warm applesauce.
Recipe from Lyn Denna
Mix and spread in 9x13” pan:
3 c. flour
5 tsp. baking powder
1 ½ c. sugar
1 ½ tsp. salt
½ c. shortening
1 ½ c. milk
Mix, sprinkle on batter and gently swirl into batter:
¾ c. brown sugar
¾ c. nuts
3 tsp. cinnamon
3 Tbsp. melted butter
Bake at 375 for 35-40 minutes.