Last night was a night of tough decisions, tears and excitement. Emergency. Farm. C-section. You can read the whole story over at my sister Suriyah's blog - Farm C-Section. And of course, I had the camera, so you can click over to my blog for a lot of pictures of that.
Brown Sugar Cinnamon Coffee Cake (Gluten, Dairy and Corn-free)
Adapted from Southern Living, December 2006
2 cups rice flour
2 cups packed brown sugar
3/4 cup lard
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup pecans, chopped (optional)
1. Stir together flour and brown sugar in a large bowl. Cut 3/4 cup lard into flour mixture with a pastry blender or 2 forks until crumbly. Press 2 3/4 cups crumb mixture evenly on the bottom of a greased 9x13 inch pan.
2. Stir together milk, vinegar, egg, and soda; add to remaining crumb mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour over crumb crust in pan. Stir together granulated sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle cinnamon mixture and pecans evenly over milk mixture.
3. Bake at 350F for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean.