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1930 carmel-nut,upside down skillet coffeecake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Nancy J. Patrykus
Spokane, WA

This wonderful, light and fluffy coffeecake was in a old settlement cookbook.Just basic ingredients, with a delightful carmel-nut topping.This is baked upside down, with beaten egg whites.It is light as a feather,I am sure you and angels will adore it. With just enough sweet crunch on top, you will think you are in heaven. Nancy...2/10/13

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For 1930 carmel-nut,upside down skillet coffeecake

  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 2
    eggs ....separated
  • 1-1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla flavoring
  • 1/2 c
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    carmel-nut topping:
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2to3/4 c
    chopped nut meats

How To Make 1930 carmel-nut,upside down skillet coffeecake

  • 1
    Measure and sift flour and baking powder together...3 times. This is a very important step. Cream together in another bowl butter and sugar. Add the 2 beaten egg yolks. Then the flour mixture along with the milk. Alternately. .
  • 2
    Add vanilla, and fold in the 2 whipped egg whites...gently
  • 3
    Spread the melted butter into the bottom of a skillet.(frying pan).Sprinkle the brown sugar and nuts evenly over the butter. Srread the above cake batter on top of what is in the skillet. Bake all in a moderate oven at 350F. for about 30 minutes. When done ...let it cool 5-10 minutes, then turn out onto a cake platter...upside down. Makes one large cake!
  • 4
    YOU may be wondering why eggs are baking in the shell, with my coffeecake. Thats like killing 2 birds with one stone!... Oven is hot and I will have eggs for breakfast! see my next recipe, "OVEN CODDLED EGGS" no water!
  • 5
    Here it is.....One of the very best coffeecakes I have ever made....And I didn't drop it on the floor ...this time!.....LOL Please enjoy...a basic cake ...and loveable!