Grandma Lil's Sour Cream Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by theswedishchef

This recipe; from what I'm told was handed down to my Grandmom from her Grandmom. Its a no fail (as far as taste goes) desert cake. It is a staple in our Christmas desert table and is perfect with a cup of coffee. Its easy to make and I've never meet a person who didn't like it.

Top Review by Jojo422rn

The recipe was easy to follow, though I was a little concerned when the batter was so thick. This cake got rave reviews in my ER, where I test all of my new recipes on willing guinea pigs! Everyone who ate it said the same thing, "It's sooo moist!" Will most definately be making this again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix butter and sugar until creamy.
  2. Add eggs and mix well.
  3. Add salt, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, and sour cream; mix well again.
  4. Add flour a little at a time; mix well.
  5. In another bowl mix cinnamon and sugar.
  6. Grease a tube pan well (a round pan with hole in the middle).
  7. Fill tube pan with layers
  8. Start with a layer of cinnamon and sugar.
  9. Then sprinkle chocolate chips and nuts over cinnamon and sugar.
  10. Then layer 1/3 of the batter over the chips and nuts.
  11. Repeat until pan is full.
  12. Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes.
  13. Let cake cool to take out of pan.
  14. Sprinkle confectioners' sugar on top of cooled cake through a shaker.
  15. Enjoy.

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