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Culinary SOS: School coffee cakes

  • Recipe: Los Angeles City School old-fashioned crumb cake

    Recipe: Los Angeles City School old-fashioned crumb cake

      LOS ANGELES CITY SCHOOL OLD-FASHIONED CRUMB CAKE (IT'S A SNAP) 2 1/2 cups flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar, packed 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 cup oil 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk Combine flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt,...

  • Recipe: 1959 City School sour cream coffee cake

    Recipe: 1959 City School sour cream coffee cake

      DEAR SOS: If I were dying, I would want the coffee cake served in the junior and senior high school cafeterias in Los Angeles as my last meal. Do you, by chance, have the recipe? --MICHELE DEAR MICHELE: Our sentiments exactly. Here's the recipe as provided by the Los Angeles Unified School District...

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