Grandma Beth’s Coffee Cake

by Mrs. W. Benz (my Grandma) 1/2 cup butter 1-8oz pkg. philadelphia cream cheese 1 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups sifted flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 cup milk 1 tsp. baking powder Garnish with fruit and nuts Cream butter, cheese, and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat thoroughly. Add sifted dry ingredients in thirds alternately with milk, beating until smooth after each addition. Spread in a greased 9 x 12 oven pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.   Topping 2 tbsp. butter (cold) …