Mom's Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

My mom always baked from scratch! She always made delicious cakes, bars and cookies for us (5 kids).

This is one of her cakes that has become a favorite of my family and friends as well.

Enjoy!

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Rating:
★★★★★ 17 votes
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Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
I learned the hard way that this recipe is very forgiving. I misread the directions and added a whole 16oz. container of sour cream. But it still came out fantastic! This was fluffy, moist and very flavorful. Would go great with a cup of coffee, some milk, or even a glass of white wine! Perfect for the holiday's, a bake sale, brunch or a potluck.

Ingredients

1/2 lb
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
2
eggs, beaten
8 oz
sour cream
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla

TOPPING AND MIDDLE OF CAKE

1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
ground cinnamon

NOTE: I ALWAYS DOUBLE THE TOPPING AND PUT 1/2 IN THE MIDDLE AND 1/2 ON TOP OF CAKE. WE LOVE IT !

**CAKE CAN BE GLUTEN FREE/WHEAT FREE BY SWAPPING GF FLOUR FOR REGULAR FLOUR. THE CAKE WILL BE DELICIOUS.

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter, and sugar in a large bowl. Add eggs, sour cream and vanilla, beating on medium speed until well blended.
2In another bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together. Add gradually to creamed mixture, beating after each addition.
3Have walnuts, sugar and cinnamon mixed together.

Butter a 9-inch spring form pan. Put 1/2 the batter into pan and sprinkle 1/2 the cinnamon mixture over batter.

Add remaining batter and sprinkle with the rest of the cinnamon mixture.

**batter will be thick, so I dollop it over the cinnamon layer of cake, and gently blend it together with the back of a spoon, then sprinkle cinnamon over top of cake.
4Bake for 45-60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Mom Made It Best
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Recipe For: The Best Coffee Cake