This simple bishop’s bread recipe is the perfect staple for a back-up dessert. It’s very easy to make and can be ready in just half an hour! You can even add chopped nuts and/or dried fruit to the batter if you like.
Bishop’s Bread Coffee Cake Recipe
- 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups brown sugar firmly packed
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 3/4 cup sour milk
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. cinnamon plus extra for topping (optional)
Mix flour, sugar, salt and shortening. Reserve 3/4 cup of this mixture for top crumbs.
Add remaining ingredients. Beat briskly until batter is smooth.
Pour into two greased 9-inch pie plates and scatter reserved crumbs over top.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Let cool and serve with extra cinnamon sprinkled on top if desired.
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