1/2 c. shortening 3/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 3 eggs 2 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 pt. sour cream TOPPING AND LAYER: 6 tbsp. butter 1 c. firmly packed brown sugar 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. chopped nuts Cream shortening, sugar, vanilla. Add eggs, beating well. Sift flour, baking powder and soda together. Add creamed mixture alternating with sour cream, blending. Spread 1/2 mixed batter in greased 9x13 pan. Cream butter, brown sugar and cinnamon together. Add nuts. Dot this on top of the 1/2 batter. Now put rest of batter in pan. Dot remaining topping. 350 degrees 20 minutes or until done.