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Apple Raisin Coffee Cake

Rated as 3.83 out of 5 Stars

"This coffee cake is always a hit with my family. I find it especially delicious because it's not too sweet. Of all the coffee cakes I've tried, it remains our family favorite."
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1 h servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and beat well. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Stir in the raisins. Spread batter in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Top with apples. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the apples. Bake at 375 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until cake tests done. Serve warm.


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As written, this cake is bland and dry. However, when I modify it, it is fab. I follow the recipe to a T, except I always use 1/3 c. of applesauce + 2 T. of oil instead of using 1/2 c. of shorte...

Very tasty coffe cake and easy to make. Because my husband doesn't like raisins I substituted dried blueberries instead. Thanks for the recipe!

After reading all of the promising reviews of this cake I was incredibly excited to make it for an office party! However, it was a completely disaster! I followed the directions to the "T" and n...

I read the reviews before making this I added 1 cup of apple sauce to the batter and 3 tsp. of cinnamon. Was moist and just sweet enough the family loved it and has already asked when I will ma...

It was really good and moist but rather crumbly!! I think next time I'll add more milk so the batter will be a bit less stiff. I used 1 granny smith apple and 1 red delicious apple and reduced t...