Streusel-filled Coffee Cake
This is another recipe from the Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook circa 1961.
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup soft shortening
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
2 tablespoons flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease and flour a 9x9 square pan. Mix sugar, shortening and egg thoroughly. Stir in milk. Blend dry ingredients; stir in. Spread 1/2 batter in pan.
Mix streusel mixture and spread 1/2 on first layer of batter in pan.
Add the remaining batter and sprinkle remaining streusel over top.
Bake 25-35 minutes, or until toothpick stuck into center comes out clean. Serve warm.