Old-Fashioned Coffee Cake

October.6.2008

½ cup butter, softened
1 ¼ cups sugar, divided
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 ½ tsp. ground nutmeg, divided
1 cup buttermilk (to make buttermilk, mix ¾ cup milk and ¼ cup white vinegar)

In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy
Beat in egg
Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and 1 tsp. nutmeg; add to creamed mixture     alternately with buttermilk
Pour into greased 9×9 inch baking pan (thick batter)
Combine remaining sugar and nutmeg; sprinkle over batter
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes (or until toothpick comes out clean)
Cool on wire rack

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