Walnut Sour Cream Coffee Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Top Review by Lindas Kitch

A tasty and moist cake. I decided to make a glaze to go over the top of the cake. I used 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons real maple syrup. GLAZE INSTRUCTIONS: #1. Whisk the powdered sugar and maple syrup together, adding a couple of drops of water if necessary, to make the glaze runny. #2. Drizzle the glaze (or however much you desire) over the cake with a fork or spoon. ***********************************************RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS for WALNUT SOUR CREAM CAKE: I have written out simple instructions for those who may be new to baking. Note: Be sure to use full-fat sour cream and not reduced-fat or fat-free. #1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease (with a small amount of butter) and flour a 9-inch by 13-inch baking pan or two 8-inch or 9-inch circular cake pans (I used a 10-inch tube pan). Tap out the excess flour from the pan. # 2. Cream 1 cup (room temperature) butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer for 4 to 5 minutes, until light. #3. Add the large-size eggs (room temperature) 1 at a time, then add then add the vanilla and sour cream. #4. In a medium mixing bowl, thoroughly combine the flour, baking soda, and baking powder. #5. With the mixer on low, add the flour mixture to the creamed butter-sugar mixture until just combined. #6. Finish stirring with a rubber spatula to be sure the batter is completely mixed.************************************** #7. For the topping, place the brown sugar, cinnamon, granulated sugar, and walnuts in a small mixing bowl; mix well. #8. Spoon half the batter into the pan and spread it out with a knife. #9. Sprinkle over the batter with half of the topping. #10 Spoon the rest of the batter in the pan, spread it out, and scatter the remaining topping on top of the batter. *********************************************** BAKING: #1. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. #2. Let cool on a wire rack for at least 10 minutes. ***NOTE:********************************* If you use a 10-inch tube pan, bake about 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. #2. Let the cake cool on a wire cake rack for 30 minutes, and then carefully transfer, topping side up, onto a serving plate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Topping: 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup white sugar 1 cup chopped walnuts Grease 9x13 pan (or two round cake pans).
  2. Spread half of the batter in the pan, then half of the topping.
  3. Do it again.
  4. Bake 30-35 min@ 350 degrees.
  5. Let stand for 5 minutes.

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