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Breakfast Cake

Rated as 3.38 out of 5 Stars

"This simple cake is great with coffee or a nice addition to any brunch."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 183
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together sugar and shortening. Stir in vanilla. Sift together flour and baking powder. Stir flour into sugar mixture alternately with milk. Mix until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan and sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into center of the pan comes out clean, about 35 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 183 calories; 2.7 36.8 2.8 2 40 Full nutrition

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I thought this cake had a good taste to it. It also gave my kitchen a great aroma of cinnamon while it was cooking! It didn't rise as much as I wished it would, but it was pretty easy to make an...

Most helpful critical review

I was disappointed to find this cake flat and a little bland. It came out more like an overcooked pancake. The topping on it was nice but the bake time on is much too long. Keep an eye o...

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I thought this cake had a good taste to it. It also gave my kitchen a great aroma of cinnamon while it was cooking! It didn't rise as much as I wished it would, but it was pretty easy to make an...

i read all the comments and thought that this would be a bland, flavorless cake. It really isn't. I actually thought it was pretty good and my family liked it too. I would suggest that you add a...

I was disappointed to find this cake flat and a little bland. It came out more like an overcooked pancake. The topping on it was nice but the bake time on is much too long. Keep an eye o...

I read others' comments and before putting it in the oven, I added an extra dash of baking powder (to fix any problems with rising) and I added 3 dashes of salt, one egg, I doubled the amount of...

I made this because I wanted coffee cake but didn't have any eggs on hand. I took the suggestion of others and used butter instead of shortening. I also added a tsp of cinnamon, a pinch of car...

I took the advice of another reviewer, and added a bit more milk, sugar and vanilla. Delicious!

This came out great for us. I didn't read any reviews until after I made it. I made CupCakes instead of a cake and didn't have any rising problems. I did substitute butter (real, no salt) for th...

Try adding 4 Tbsp Butter to the top, cut into small pieces over the top before baking. This adds moistness to the cake. It also allows some of the brown sugar to melt down through, and really ...

I like it! Turned out well, although I only baked it about 20 minutes and it was fine. Also I substituted butter for shortening, and for the topping I used this recipe: 3/4 cup flour ...