Union Coffee Cake

 

Cake:

cup shortening

1 cup sugar

1 egg

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

teaspoon salt

cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

 

Cream shortening and sugar together. Add egg. Blend in flour, baking powder and salt. Add milk a little at a time while mixing. Add vanilla. Pour mixture into an 8x8-inch greased pan.

 

Topping:

cup margarine, melted

cup sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

cup flour

 

Sift dry ingredients. Pour melted margarine over unbaked cake. Sprinkle dry ingredients over top. Bake in 350-degree oven until lightly browned and toothpick comes out clean. Do not overcook or topping will crack when served. Serve with North Texas pride.