Sour Cream Coffee Cake -My Favorite!

Beth M.

By
@BakinTime

For many years this has been one of my favorite coffee cakes. Because it is made with the finest ingredients: butter, sour cream, fresh eggs, vanilla and cinnamon and walnuts. The aroma fills my house with a luscious scent, I feel like I've produced something incredible each time I bake it. My son has loved it since he was a small boy, it's a great gift for him as a birthday cake and he's almost 48 years old!


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Serves:

12 generous slices

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
What a great way to start the morning or end a meal! Pair with a steamy cup of coffee for a perfectly sweet treat.

Ingredients

3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder; mix with flour
1 tsp
salt, mix with flour.

THREE MIXTURES: FIRST THE DRY, IN A MEDIUM BOWL.

THEN I USE A STAND MIXER, STARTING WITH THE BUTTER,SUGAR,EGGS AND VANILLA

2 stick
softened butter; or margarine if you prefer it. butter makes it better!
2 c
granulated sugar, cream it into the butter
4
eggs, added one at a time
1 tsp
real vanilla

IN A SEPARATE BOWL MIX SOUR CREAM WITH BAKING SODA

2 c
sour cream; i use fat-free, regular is fine!
2 tsp
baking soda, combine with sour cream

ALTERNATELY ADD THE DRY INGREDIENTS,AND THE SOUR CREAM MIXTURE TO THE BUTTER MIXTURE

PUT ABOUT TWO THIRDS OF THE BATTER IN THE TUBE PAN, AND SMOOTH IT; THEN ADD HALF OF THE NUTS/SUGAR MIXTURE; AND THEN TOP WITH THE REMAINING BATTER. ADD THE REST OF THE NUTS/SUGAR ON TOP.

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare a TUBE PAN by buttering it and dusting it with flour.
2
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
3
Bake on the center shelf of oven for one hour, check it with a tooth pick, if it comes out clean it's done; if it needs a little more time try 5 mins. Cool on a rack in the pan for fifteen minutes.
4
It's coated with sugar so it's tricky to take out of the pan without messing up the countertop, so use a cooky sheet or large plate to turn it out. Then cool slightly and turn it over again onto the large plate for storing or serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Recipe For: The Best Coffee Cake
Hashtags: #moist, #rich, #satisfying