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Classic Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Classic Sour Cream Coffee Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16
Savor a classic! A brown sugar, nut and spice filling is layered and baked in a rich sour cream coffee cake.
Updated February 3, 2010
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

Filling

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Coffee Cake

  • 3 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose or whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream

Light Brown Glaze

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan or 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix all Filling ingredients; set aside.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, 3/4 cup butter, 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla and the eggs with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour mixture alternately with sour cream on low speed.
  • 4
    Spread 1/3 of the batter (about 2 cups) in pan; sprinkle with 1/3 of the Filling (about 6 tablespoons). Repeat twice.
  • 5
    Bake about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 6
    Meanwhile, in 1 1/2-quart saucepan, heat 1/4 cup butter over medium heat until very light brown; remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir in milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until glaze is smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle cake with glaze.

  • Skip the glaze and just sprinkle the coffee cake with powdered sugar or a mixture of powdered sugar and cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
370mg
16%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
20%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
41g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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