A while back my good friend Mary gave me a book for my birthday. I never ever bake but, the All Cakes Considered book she gifted me definitely encouraged me to start.
I invited Mary over to help me bake a cake of my choice from the book. There is only two reasons I chose this cake: the level of difficulty (I chose and easy one) and the name "Argroves Manor Coffee Cake", sounds classy. Mary quickly became my baking sensei as she taught me new skills and baking terms. I encourage you to also learn from Mary at her tasty baking blog, Nimmow. Below is the recipe if you'd like to whip up this delicious delight for yourself also, here's the Flickr set to see how it all went down.