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Cream Puff Coffee Cake

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This coffee cake will not last a day, as it is so good. I cut the pieces into strips. I take this a lot to church for a treat.

Ingredients

2 cups flour
1 cup (2 sticks) margarine
1 cup plus 1 to 2 tablespoons water
3 eggs
1 teaspoon almond flavoring

Frosting:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons melted margarine
2 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon almond flavoring
Chopped nuts (optional)

Instructions

Mix 1 cup flour, 1 stick of margarine and 1 to 2 tablespoons of water as for a pie crust. On a lightly floured cookie sheet (15-1/2x12) roll out dough with rolling pin to fill cookie sheet. Cut down center with knife to make 2 coffee cakes. In a 3-quart pan add 1 cup water and 1 stick margarine and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add 1 cup flour. Beat until smooth. Add 3 eggs, one at a time, and beat well with mixer. Add 1 teaspoon almond flavoring, mix well and spread over the crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes. Cool. Mix powdered sugar, melted margarine, milk and almond flavoring until desired consistency. Top with chopped nuts if desired.

Judy DeBoever, Geneseo




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