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Streusel Kuchen

I made a family cookbook for my German grandmother's 100 birthday. Relatives from her 11 brothers and sisters sent the recipes and I believe this one is the oldest.

Streusel Kuchen


  • 3/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup shortening 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup milk 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder   1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup chopped pecans


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x12 inch pan.

2 Mix together the sugar, shortening, egg, milk, flour, salt and baking powder.

3 Prepare the streusel by mixing together the brown sugar, cinnamon, flour, butter and pecans.

4 Spread cake mixture in pan and spread streusel mixture on top. Swirl ingredients together.

5 Add the rest of streusel over top and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.


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