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Lemon Coffee Cake

Rated as 4.06 out of 5 Stars

"'This quick coffee cake was one of the first recipes I tried after I got married more than 30 years ago,' recalls Darlene Markel of Salem, Oregon. 'Since then, I have received many compliments and requests for the recipe. The lemon filling makes it a refreshing treat any time of day.'"
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Ingredients

50 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine 1 cup sugar and oil; mix well. Add eggs; beat until light and lemon-colored. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to the egg mixture and mix well. Pour half into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Spread pie filling over batter. Top with remaining sugar; sprinkle over the top. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

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This was good, but I think I'll make a few changes next time. From the directions, I didn't understand where to put the remaining 1/4 cup sugar or cinnamon - on top of the lemon filling or on t...

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This was a pretty boring cake. It had very little flavor, and a funny, dense texture. It didn't taste bad, but didn't really taste like much of anything. It was also very hard to spread the pie ...

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This was good, but I think I'll make a few changes next time. From the directions, I didn't understand where to put the remaining 1/4 cup sugar or cinnamon - on top of the lemon filling or on t...

What drew me to this recipe was the widely mixed reviews! I was curious and wanted to find out for myself. The tip suggested by another reviewer to add a little lemon juice to the pie filling ...

Yes, the cinnamon sugar should be sprinkled over the top layer of cake batter, giving it a nice crispy layer. Some have said that the cake didn't have much flavor and it is why I added lemon ze...

I love coffee cakes and this one is the best. My mom made it for Christmas breakfast and now I am going to try it. What a great, easy recipe.

This was my first coffee cake and it was so easy! It turned out a little bit dry, I think next time I will cook it less. Thanks for a great recipe!

This was a pretty boring cake. It had very little flavor, and a funny, dense texture. It didn't taste bad, but didn't really taste like much of anything. It was also very hard to spread the pie ...

Excellent coffee cake!! My husband loves lemon and gobbled it right up. The lemon pie filling was a little difficult to spread on the first layers. I just dabbed it and them spread it the bes...

I used this recipe, but did not have lemon pie filling..only apple which I used (the whole can)..I added the cinnamon/sugar in the middle and on top...I took this to church and everyone loved it...

Great Flavor,...Party in your MOUTH!!! I too was confused & didn't understand where to put the remaining 1/4 cup sugar or cinnamon - on top of the lemon filling or on top of the second layer of ...