Sour Cream Coffee Cake

"This comes from Bonnie Stern who has owned a cooking school in Toronto Canada for over 30 years. Its good, quick & easy...and freezes well."
 
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Ready In:
50mins
Ingredients:
11
Serves:
8-10
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ingredients

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directions

  • Cream butter with sugar in a large bowl& beat until light.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder& soda in a medium bowl.
  • Add flour to butter mixture alternately with the sour cream in about 4 additions, beginning& ending with flour.
  • Spoon half the batter into a buttered 8 inch baking dish.
  • Combine brown sugar with nuts& cinnamon in a small bowl and sprinkle half on the batter.
  • Top with remaining batter& sprinkle with rest of the brown sugar mixture.
  • Bake in preheated 350F oven for 35- 40 minutes,or until the center springs back to the touch or a cake tester comes out clean.
  • Let cool at least 10 minutes before serving.

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Reviews

  1. chia2160
    this is so good! the cake rose well above the 8" pan and looked wonderful. not to mention the whole house just smells so good. i was going to save it until later, after dinner, like i tell my kids. but it was calling my name. so i tatsted a sliver-then another- before i knew it this baby has suffered serious damage. so i came up here to post a review before i demolish the whole thing! seriously, i had alot of sour cream and this seemed like a good recipe to use someof it up, but i think i will always have to have it on hand now in case i feel like making this awesome cake
     
  2. Tom and Jerry
    The cake turns out great but once removed from the oven, there's a very strong soda smell and even after cooling, the cake still taste of slight soda, wonder if I should reduce the soda by half?
     
  3. trlax
    I made ths cake for Christmas morning to have with our coffee. It turned out great! My husbanc loved it. Moist, but not too rich. As he said, "this one is a keeper."
     
  4. Marie
    This was a wonderful cake for our Sunday morning breakfast. I think anything with sour cream in it automatically makes it delicious and moist. Also loved the brown sugar pecan filling and topping mixture. Another winner from CL. Thanks.
     
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