Yogurt Pecan Coffee Cake
Posted by: Elaine Sat, 22 May 2004, at 10:13 a.m.
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 Tablespoon flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 Tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup (1/4 pound) butter
1 cup granulated sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup golden raisins
Prepare topping first: Mix together brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Cut in
butter until mixture has the consistency of corn meal. Finally, mix in chopped
pecans. Set aside.
Cake batter: In an electric mixer or food processor, cream together butter and
sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix flour
thoroughly with baking powder, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture
alternately with yogurt, making 3 equal additions of each and blending. Sprinkle
raisins over the top and stir in.
Spread mixture in a greased baking pan (9 x 13 x 2 inches). Sprinkle with pecan
topping. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. Cut in squares and serve hot
Serves: 12 to 18.