Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe

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Mary Earl


I have diabetics and hypoglycemia family members. This cake was passed down to me and I cooked it for a family get together and everyone loves it. They request it for get togethers. Hope you and your family enjoy it.

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25 Min
45 Min


1/2 c
butter (softenened is better)not necessary though
3/4 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground separated
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
wholewheat flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1 c
1/4 tsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
chopped nuts (walnut or pecans)

How to Make Sour Cream Coffee Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a bunt pan.Lightly flour. Get out 2 bowls. One for dry ingredients.One for wet ingredients,Then for mixing together.
  • 2In larger bowl;Cream together 1/2c butter,3/4c sugar,(can use half white and half brown)or Splenda, 2eggs,1 teaspoon vanilla,1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • 3In smaller bowl sift together 2 c flour,1/2 cup wheat flour(can use more whole wheat flour,1 teaspoon baking powder,1 teaspoon baking soda,1/4 teaspoon salt.(If you don't have a sifter you can whisk all these together.I find it works as well)
  • 4Mix dry ingredients with the cream mixture.
  • 5Add 1 cup sour cream.(If you used more wheat flour than called for add extra)
  • 6Topping: In separate bowl mix together 1 teaspoon cinnamon,1/4 teaspoon brown sugar,1/2 cup chopped nuts.
  • 7Pour half batter in greased bunt pan. Pour half of topping over batter.
  • 8Pour in rest of batter.pour the rest of topping over the batter.
  • 9Bake in 350 degree oven for 40-45 minutes or until knife comes out clean.
  • 10Let cool slightly, mix together confectionary sugar and milk to a smooth consistency. drizzle over cake. This Step is optional it is good either way.

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About Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Cream, #coffee, #sour