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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

This coffee cake is the Real Deal
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bakery, Brunch, Coffee cake, Dairy, Kiddish, Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Cooling time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 522kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups pecans coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 8 oz (2 sticks) butter, softened at room temperature and not melted butter 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 egg at room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream or non-dairy equivalent

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Grease cake pan very well. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine pecans, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Set aside.
  • Place butter and sugar in a third bowl. and with an electric mixer, cream, or whisk together, until light and fluffy. Using a rubber spatula, fold in vanilla and eggs blending thoroughly.
  • Stir the sour cream together with the flour mixture, alternating a bit at a time, into the other ingredients.
  • Pour half the cake batter in the bottom of the greased bundt pan. Sprinkle in half the nut mixture and top with remaining cake batter. Smooth with rubber spatula. Sprinkle remaining nut mixture over the top.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool for 20 minutes before turning it out onto a rack or cake plate.

Notes

Serving Suggestions

Not only does this cake taste amazing by itself but you can also try:
  • Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake. top with blueberries or add ½ cup of blueberries to the cake batter before baking.
  • Apple Sour Cream Coffee Cake. Top with ¼ cup of apple pie filling. Also try putting ½ cup of peeled and chopped apples into the sour cream cake batter before baking.
  • A drizzle of chocolate or caramel syrup.
  • Top with a dab of lemon curd.
  • Vanilla custard on the side or over the top.
  • Whipped cream.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Amount per Serving
Calories
522
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
32
g
49
%
Saturated Fat
 
13
g
81
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
12
g
Cholesterol
 
78
mg
26
%
Sodium
 
264
mg
11
%
Potassium
 
142
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
 
57
g
19
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
39
g
43
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
643
IU
13
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
85
mg
9
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.