Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Source of Recipe
List of Ingredients
1 cup margarine or butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1 (8 oz.) carton of sour cream
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
FOR THE STREUSEL TOPPING:
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped pecans
3 gratings of fresh nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350*. Grease a 13X9X2 inch baking pan; set
To make the cake: In a large mixing bowl, cream together the
or butter and the 2 cups of granulated sugar with an electric
medium speed. Add the eggs, sour cream and vanilla; beat for 1
In a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt and
soda. Add the flour mixture to the sour cream mixture. Beat
mixer on low speed for 2 to 3 minutes or until all the
To make the topping: In another small bowl, stir together the
brown sugar, the 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and the cinnamon.
Pour half the batter into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle half
topping over the batter in the pan. Spoon the remaining batter
pan, spreading it slightly over the first layer of topping.
the remaining topping over all.
Bake the coffee cake in the 350* oven about 35 minutes or until a
toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool
Makes 12 to 16 servings.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Mix all cake batter ingredients together, beating 5 minutes.
Combine ingredients for the streusel topping.
Alternate cake batter and streusel mixture in an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan* (starting with batter and ending with streusel). Swirl with knife.
Bake 1 hour in a 350 degree F oven.
*TO BAKE IN A TUBE PAN:
Another way to bake this recipe is to put half of coffee cake batter into a well greased tube pan and add 1/2 of the streusel mixture. Pour the balance of batter on top of streusel layer, top with the remaining streusel mixture. Cut with knife to marble cake. Bake 65 minutes in a 325 degrees F degree oven.