Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe
~ Light and Tasty ~

This sour cream coffee cake recipe calls for a pecan-brown sugar-cinnamon topping.  So light and tasty, it's hard to resist a second piece!

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Serve warm sour cream coffee cake with your favorite coffee, chai tea or a glass of milk.

Makes 12 pieces



1 cup cake flour = 1 cup all purpose flour with 2 Tablespoons removed

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup soft butter
  • 1 cup sugar (raw cane sugar is a healthier sugar)
  • 2 eggs, well-beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1¾ cups sifted cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped pecans


Grease and flour an 8 inch (20 cm) square cake pan.  Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).  Combine sour cream and baking soda in a bowl and and set aside.  In a large mixing bowl, blend butter and sugar thoroughly.  Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.  Alternately add sifted dry ingredients and sour cream.  In a small bowl, combine the topping ingredients.  Spread half of the batter in the prepared pan.  Sprinkle with half of the topping.  Repeat with remaining batter and topping.  Bake for 45-50 minutes.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake recipe taken from "Dairy Delicious.  The Sour Cream/Yogurt/Buttermilk Cookbook" by Louise Bailey and Madeline Wright.

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