Cinnamon-Pecan Topped Coffee Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Butter and flour a 9-inch square baking pan (make certain that you pan has at least 2 inches on the sides, this cake rises high!).
  • With an electric mixer cream butter with brown sugar in a large bowl until fluffy (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Add in egg and vanilla; mix until well blended.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder and baking soda; add into the creamed mixture alternating with the buttermilk.
  • Transfer to prepared baking pan.
  • In a small bowl mix together 3/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
  • Place the pecan halves in a single layer evenly on top of the cake batter leaving spaces in between them.
  • Then press each nut about 1-inch into the batter.
  • Spoon some of the sugar/cinnamon mix into the depressions (small holes) created by the pecans.
  • Sprinkle the remaining sugar over the cake.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes, or until cake tests done.
  • Cool slightly in pan then slice into squares.
  • Top slices with whipped cream if desired.
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