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Coffee Cup Coffeecake

Coffee Cup Coffeecake

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A coffee cup is the perfect vessel for a treat such as coffee cake. (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune/MCT)

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Yield: 1 serving

3 tablespoons dark brown sugar, divided

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons butter, softened, divided

1 pinch plus 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided

1 pinch salt, optional

1/2 egg (from 1 egg lightly beaten and divided)

2 tablespoons sour cream

1 teaspoon maple syrup

Vanilla extract (a few drops)

1/4 cup self-rising flour

1 teaspoon apricot or other preserves

1. To make the topping, combine 2 tablespoons brown sugar, all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon butter, a pinch of cinnamon and salt in a small bowl; mix together with your fingers. Pinch together until crumbs form.

2. To make the batter, mix the remaining 1 tablespoon butter and the remaining 1 tablespoon brown sugar together in a large measuring cup until creamy; add egg, sour cream, syrup and vanilla. Beat until well blended. Add self-rising flour and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; beat until smooth.

3. Pour half of the batter into a buttered 12-ounce microwavable coffee cup, drop preserves into the center, then top with remaining batter. Sprinkle with crumb topping.

4. Microwave on high until done, about 1 minute 15 seconds.

Per serving: 655 calories; 31g fat; 18g saturated fat; 165mg cholesterol; 9g protein; 86g carbohydrate; 48g sugar; 1.5g fiber; 470mg sodium; 205mg calcium.

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