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Mrs. Hayden's Coffee Cake

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“Mrs. Hayden was a patient of mine when I was fresh out of college and in my first job. As a widow, she was lonely so I visted her often. She always baked something when she knew I was going to drop by. My daughter Shanna started cooking when she was 12 and this was her favorite foolproof sweet. It brings back many sweet memories.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Crust:
  2. Sift or stir the cake mix to remove lumps.
  3. Mix in the butter & eggs to make a stiff dough.
  4. Press evenly into (2) 8-inch cake pans or (1) 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  5. Topping:
  6. Cream together the sugar & cream cheese.
  7. Stir in the eggs.
  8. Spread over crust.
  9. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes.
  10. Note: This would be a wonderful recipe to tweak using different flavors of cake mix, adding chocolate chips, nuts, dried fruit, etc.

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