Sugar Top Coffee Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Olha7397

This cake is so good with a cup of freshly brewed coffee. It tastes like a yeast cake.

Top Review by Jezski

A pretty good version of the ever-popular crumb cake. It has a nice texture, maybe due to the sour cream. The crumbs are a little too melty though. Still, a good coffee cake, for minimal work. I dusted the top with powdered sugar just for looks. Olha, thanks for posting . . . Janet

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg in bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until frothy.
  2. Add sugar and 1 Tablespoon butter, beating until light and fluffy.
  3. Add sour cream and vanilla; blend well.
  4. Sift together 1 1/2 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  5. Stir into sour cream mixture; blend well.
  6. Pour into greased 8-inch square baking pan.
  7. FOR THE SUGAR TOP: Combine brown sugar, 2 Tablespoons flour, cinnamon and 2 Tablespoons butter into bowl; mix until crumbly.
  8. Sprinkle over batter.
  9. Bake in 375 F.
  10. oven 25 to 30 minutes or until done.
  11. Serve warm.
  12. Makes 6 servings.

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