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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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Sour Cream Coffee Cak

This Sour Cream Coffee Cake is not only incredibly EASY to make, it’s absolutely delicious! A tender crumb cake with cinnamon pecan topping. You wont be able to stop at just one piece.

This endlessly customizable classic comes together in a flash. The warm notes of vanilla complement the subtle tanginess from the sour cream beautifully in the irresistibly tender crumb. When topped with the nutty crunch from the almond-cinnamon streusel, it’s pure magic. (Source: www.bakefromscratch.com)

This easy sour cream coffee cake is layered with a crumbly pecan-cinnamon filling and moist, tender yellow cake. It’s the perfect crowd-pleasing treat for breakfast or brunch.

The term ‘Coffee Cake’ gets misconstrued at times, many people assume it is called that because the cake must have an intense coffee flavour. However what it usually means is that this cake is usually served with or goes really well with a cup of coffee. Coffee cakes usually incorporate a layer or two of streusel, which is essentially a crumbly topping of flour, butter and sugar, at times with a few extra additions. The use of sour cream for this particular recipe, which is my all-time favourite one, makes it incredibly moist, tender, decadent and oh so delicious. 

Why Is It Called Coffee Cake?

Coffee cake is a term given to foods that are intended to be eaten with coffee, or other brunch type foods. Imagine little cakes you would serve at a tea party or having coffee with a group of friends. There is generally not coffee in the actual cake but it is usually a sweet cake with light streusel or icing. (Source: tastesbetterfromscratch.com)

Make Ahead and Freezing Instructions:

To make ahead: This cake can definitely be made the morning of or even the night before. Store it on the countertop for 1-2 days or in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. It does dry out easily so it tastes best made fresh! (Source: tastesbetterfromscratch.com)

Our Favorite Sour Cream Coffeecake

This tender cake is both filled and topped with cinnamon sugar. Sour cream adds tenderness and flavor to any baked good, and this breakfast cake is no exception. Note: For a more substantial streusel-like topping, see "tips," below. 

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake is the best coffee cake recipe out there! Made with a soft, tender cake that is studded with a rich cinnamon swirl and then finished with a buttery streusel, this coffee cake is perfect for entertaining at brunch or the holidays. (Source: amindfullmom.com)

 

 

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