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The secret to the delicious taste is the overnight refrigeration. Great to bake in the morning and take to work warm.

Ingredients

Cake:
2/3 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
Topping:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Cream butter, sugars, eggs and milk. Add flour, salt, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda. Mix well. Pour into greased 9x13-inch pan. For topping, mix brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and nuts. Sprinkle over batter and refrigerate overnight. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes.

Jody McCabe
Bettendorf



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