Orange Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake

I have been working on this recipe for some time to have it come out moist and tender, with just the right balance of citrus to sweet.  Lest you all think that these things come out perfect the first time, some of my attempts didn't go over well with my main recipe tester, DH.  Last …

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Banana Coffee Cake

I have been experimenting with recipes for coffee cake recently and wanted to do something with bananas.   When I have bananas, I usually make banana bread, but this time I wanted it to be lighter and more cake-like, yet substantial enough for breakfast.  My mother-in-law gave me a recipe long ago for a Sour Cream …

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