Coffee Swirl Cake

Coffee Swirl Cake

Kick back and enjoy a cup of joe alongside a slice of moist, coffee-swirled coffee cake.

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cup instant coffee granules or crystals
tablespoon hot water
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups butter or margarine, softened
2 3/4
cups sugar
cup milk
cup sour cream
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan or 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan with shortening; lightly flour. In small bowl, mix coffee and hot water; cool 10 minutes.
  2. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour mixture, milk and sour cream on low speed until blended.
  3. Remove 1 cup of the batter; stir into cooled coffee. Pour remaining batter into pan. Drop coffee batter by about 12 tablespoonfuls onto batter in pan. Cut through batters with knife for marbled design.
  4. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes in pan on wire rack; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool at least 1 hour 30 minutes. Serve warm or cool.
Makes 24 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Sweeten this cake and serve for dessert when you top it with Betty Crocker® frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 130mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 24g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.