Orange-Pecan Coffee Cake

Brunch for a crowd? Bake a fresh orange and sour cream coffee cake with a delicious glaze and streusel topping.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

Cake

1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2
cups Gold Medal™ self-rising flour
1
cup sour cream

Topping

1/2
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ self-rising flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
cup chopped pecans

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
4 1/2
teaspoons orange juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, beat 1 cup granulated sugar and 1 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed, or with spoon, until light and fluffy. Add orange peel, vanilla and eggs; beat well.
  • 2 On low speed, add flour alternately with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour, and beating well after each addition. Spread batter in pan.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 2 tablespoons flour. Cut in 1/2 cup butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle over batter in pan.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix powdered sugar and orange juice until smooth. Drizzle glaze over warm cake. Serve warm or cool.

Expert Tips

Remember to grate the peel before squeezing the orange juice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
29g
29%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.