Cream Cheese Swirl Coffee Cake

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Recipe by caffeine junkie

Moist, light, and crunchy all at the same time, this cake makes a great breakfast and snack at any time of the day. Simple and easy to make, most of its ingredients are probably already in your kitchen. Found in the Great American Favorite Brand Name Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour a 10" tube pan.
  3. In a small bowl, mix chopped nuts, 2 T. sugar, and cinnamon; set aside.
  4. In another small bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, and lemon juice and mix until smooth. Set aside.
  5. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl.
  6. In a large bowl, mix butter and 1 cup sugar until smooth.
  7. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  8. Add sour cream alternately with flour mixture; mix well.
  9. Pour half of the butter into prepared pan. Spoon cream cheese mixture on batter to within 1/2" of pan edge. Carefully pour remaining batter over cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with nut topping.
  10. Bake for 40-45 minutes.

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