Saturday, September 18, 2021
 Baking Best

Luscious Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Coffee cake with a cut slice for display

A moist and yummy coffee treat


  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter or soft margarine
  • 1cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 vanilla extract
  • 1 cups sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • tsp baking soda
  • tsp kosher salt


cup brown sugar, packed

cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp ground cinnamon

tsp kosher salt

3 Tbsp butter

1 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)


cup icing sugar

2 Tbsp maple syrup


Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.

In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set it aside

Mix the streusel

In a bowl mix brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt, and butter until it forms a crumble. Mix in the walnuts, (optional) Set it aside

Make The Cake 

  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • Cream the butter and sugar, until light.
  • Add the eggs 1 at a time
  • Add the vanilla and sour cream
  • Mixer on low, add the flour mixture to the batter.
  • Mix batter completely
  • Spoon half the batter into the pan and spread it out with a knife.
  • Sprinkle with 3/4 cup streusel.
  • Spoon the rest of the batter into the pan, spread it out
  • Top with the remaining streusel
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes
  • Test cake, the tester should come out clean.
  • Cool cake on a wire rack
  • Transfer the cake, onto a serving plate.
  • Make a runny glaze, together icing sugar and syrup,
  • Add a few drops of water to glaze
  • Drizzle glaze over the cake

Tip: You can sprinkle the cake with a little icing sugar and not use the glaze

Nuts are optional