Velvet Crumb Cake

1 1/2 cups Bisquick Original baking mix
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk or water
2 tablespoons shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
Topping (below)

Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour 8-inch square pan or 9-inch round pan.

Beat all ingredients except topping in large bowl on low speed 30 seconds,
scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 4 minutes, scraping bowl
occasionally. Pour into pan.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out
clean; cool slightly.

Make Topping; spread over cake. Set oven control to Broil. Broil about 3
inches from heat about 3 minutes or until golden brown.

1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped nuts
3 tablespoons margarine or butter, softened
2 tablespoons milk

Stir together all ingredients.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Heat oven to 375 F. Use 9-inch square pan.
Decrease baking mix to 1 1/3 cups and add 1/3 cup all-purpose flour.
Increase milk to 2/3 cup. Bake about 25 min.

Makes 8 servings

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe used with permission from General Mills, Inc.