This recipe makes a nice nine-inch cake that is big enough for a family breakfast (leftovers are good, too).

WALNUT STREUSEL COFFEECAKE

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 vegetable oil
  • 1 Tblsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

Streusel:

  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3 Tblsp. melted butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Oil a 9-inch baking pan

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the egg, sugar and oil.  Whisk in the baking powder and salt, then the milk.  Stir in the flour just until blended.

Pour into the prepared 9-inch baking pan.

To make the Streusel:  In a small bowl, stir together nuts, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon.  With a fork, mix in the melted butter.

Sprinkle the Streusel on top of the batter in the pan.  Bake @ 350 degrees  F for approximately 30 minutes until top is golden brown and a tester comes out clean when inserted in the center of the cake.

Set on a wire rack to cool.

Serve warm or at room temperature.