Sour Cream Coffee Cake

    60 min

A delicious sour cream coffee cake, baked in a tube pan.

The cake is made with sour cream, but feel free to substitute plain or vanilla yogurt.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups flour, sift before measuring
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 ounces sour cream (1 cup)
  • Topping
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup butter, room temperature

How to Make It

Into a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and baking powder.

In another mixing bowl cream together butter with sugar until fluffy and light; add egg and vanilla and mix well. Add half of the dry ingredients, mixing just until flour is blended. Blend in sour cream then stir in remaining dry ingredients.

Spread half of batter lightly into a greased and floured 10" tube pan. Sprinkle half of Topping and spread with remaining batter.

Sprinkle with remaining Topping. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.


Mix together flour, sugar, salt and chopped pecans. Add butter in small pieces. Work butter in with hands until mixture is crumbly.

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