Nana's Coffee Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Parsley

This is my Nana's recipe, which I'm sure came from her Nana. My Mom added the cinnamon topping, and I like it that way. It is simple and good.

Top Review by alwayshappy

I made this over the weekend and just loved how simple it was! I cooked it in a bundt pan for 45 minutes. I will reduce the cooking time next time because it was a little too done, but we still ate all of it, it was so good! :) Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour an 8" or 9" cake pan.
  2. Combine the topping ingredients (1-1/2 Tablespoons sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon) in a small bowl. Set aside and reserve for sprinkling on top of batter.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients for the cake in a bowl.
  4. In a separate large mixing bowl, beat together egg, shortening and vanilla. Gradually beat in dry ingredients; then beat in sour cream or sour milk.
  5. Pour into prepared cake pan. Sprinkle the sugar/cinnamon mixture evenly over top of batter.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 to 45 minutes.

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