Strawberry Coffee Cake


1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 1/2-2 cups sliced fresh strawberries


1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup cold butter
1/4 cup chopped pecans


1 In a mixing bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; stir to mix.
2 In a second bowl, add the egg, milk and butter; stir to mix; add to dry ingredients and stir just until moistened.
3 Pour mixture into a greased 8-inch square baking dish.
4 Place strawberries evenly over the top of batter.
5 To make the topping: Combine the flour and sugar in a bowl.
6 With a pastry blender, cut in the butter until consistency of coarse crumbs.
7 Stir in pecans.
8 Sprinkle mixture evenly over the strawberries.
9 Bake at 375 for 30-35 minutes or until wooden pick comes out clean.