Streusel Coffee Cake

Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

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Marian Arbour


This is a great cake to serve your card playing gals..not too sweet and oh so light. served with a dollop of ice cream or plain.


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15 Min
55 Min


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  • 1/4 c
    butter softened
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1/4 c
    canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    sour cream, fat-free
  • 4
    egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp
    confectioners' sugar

  • 2/3 c
    chopped pecan or walnuts
  • 1/3 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter melted
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Streusel Coffee Cake


  1. Min the filling ingredients in small bowl and set aside. In large bowl beat butter and sugar, until light beat in egg yolks, oil, applesauce and vanilla...combine the dry ingredients add to sugar mixture alternately with sour cream. In another bowl, with clean beaters beat on high speed the egg whites until stiff peaks form. fold into batter.
  2. Pour half the batter into a 10 inch fluted tube pan which has been coated with nonstick cooking spray and lightly flouredadd the nut mixture and top with remaining batter,,,Bake in 350F oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean..Remove from oven cool in pan 10 minutes and remove to wire rack to cool...sprinkle with the confectioners sugar..serve plain or with a dollop of ice cream.

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About Streusel Coffee Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium

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