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This recipe was the first one that I tried from Joy of Cooking book. After hearing people praising the book, my expectations were very high, I guess. I agree with Aunt Cookie. It did take 55 mins for me to bake this cake. I even raised the temp. to 375 in the middle. It was moist and good, considering the time that I spent to prepare(5 mins!), but it was less sweet than I thought it should and smelled like an egg(I should've known when recipe called for two eggs and no vanilla extract..). Next time I will try with more sugar and 1t of vanilla extract.

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Sandra L. August 11, 2009

Seriously EASY. Seriously DELICIOUS. I used plain Greek yoghurt instead of sour cream. More protein that way! I used 1/2 whole wheat flour and 1/2 all-purpose flour. And I doubled the streusel topping! YUM!

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Sisty Gin May 18, 2010

Tis was a good recipe. I have company coming today, coffe cake sounded perfect, but i didnt want just a plain square coffee cake in the pan so i used a greased round pan and put the topping in the bottom, when it was done i inverted it onto my cake plate and sprinkled with powdered sugar, Perfect!!! thank you for sharing

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Miss Genevieve July 18, 2008

I like this coffee cake because it uses so little butter, and it is simply delicious!<br/>Ernestine

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Ernestine the 1st September 03, 2014

Quick, easy, and delicious. Perfect for whipping up on a Sunday morning. I added vanilla extract and 1 1/2 cups frozen berries (blueberry, raspberry, and blackberry blend). I also cut out some of the sugar (maybe half). Turned out fantastic!!

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HawaiianBaker July 21, 2014

what a fantastic coffee cake! My family loves it and I love it because it's so quick. I baked it in a 9x12 glass pan and it came out perfect! <br/><br/>I also doubled the recipe (tripled the streusel!!) and placed it in my big size Pyrex. I also used 1/2 white 1/2 brown sugar & a bit of vanilla in the cake to give it a little ooomph. YUMMMM<br/><br/>edited 04/04/13: Used 1 cup of plain, non-fat Greek yogurt instead of sour cream. WOW! Light & fluffy cake!! I will do this every time from now on!

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karmabug April 04, 2013

Wow! Loved this recipe! I was a little short on sour cream so used a little less than 1/4 cup of vanilla yogurt to make up the difference. Baked in 4 cupcake tins and a pyrex dish...I over filled and they oozed out the top, but were still delish! Can't wait to taste this recipe when it's done right!

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andrea185 March 07, 2013

Loved this coffee cake! It was easy and delicious. When I was looking for a plain cinnamon coffee cake, I was appalled at the amount of butter in most recipes! Don't get me wrong, I love me some butter, but I wanted and everyday sort of coffee cake, not a special occasion one. This one really fit the bill. I will admit like to making 1 1/2 times the topping : ) 'cause I'm like that. and it is a coffee cake I wouldn't hesitate to serve to guests. I would like to try it with light sour cream and see how that goes; has anybody tried that? Anyway, this is best eaten in the first couple of days as it gets kind of chewy after that though the flavor is still good. Thanks, pattikay, for a recipe I will be using again and again!

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chinasmom2000 January 18, 2011

One of my favorite cakes!

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wickerfinn January 14, 2010
Quick Sour Cream Coffee Cake