I was presented with this dish when we had Jack. In those first few weeks of feeling like a walking zombie, this is one of the items that shined through. It is a great dessert, breakfast dish, or snack after a 3 a.m. nursing session. Seriously, I’ve tested it in all of those situations, and this cake never disappoints. I now only make it for special occasions, in fear I will eat it all or wake up at 3 a.m. to have a piece! I hope you enjoy this dish as much as I do… and with some of this, too, or gift it to some poor soul with a newborn; they’ll love you forever.
- 1 cup brown sugar
- ½ cup white sugar
- 2 ½ cups flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup oil
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- ½ cup powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons milk
Mix brown sugar, white sugar, flour and salt. Add oil and mix until crumbly.
Remove 7/8 cup of above mix and set aside. Yes, 7/8 cup, weird number right!?! Below is what I took out and it worked great!
To the bowl, add buttermilk, egg, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well.
Pour into greased 9×13 baking dish. Crumble the reserve mix on top.
Bake @350 for 25 min. Mix powdered sugar and milk. While still warm, drizzle on top.