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Rich Coffee Cake Recipe
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Rich Coffee Cake Recipe

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Cinnamon-pecan swirls and a chocolatey drizzle enhance this tender coffee cake. Gaytha Holloway from Marion, Indiana submitted the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 533 calories, 32 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 363 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Combine sour cream and vanilla; add to creamed mixture alternately with dry ingredients just until combined.
  2. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle 2 tablespoons into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. For glaze, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. Spoon half of the batter over topping; sprinkle with half of the remaining topping. Drizzle with half of glaze. Top with remaining batter; sprinkle with remaining topping.
  3. Bake 60-70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Warm remaining glaze; drizzle over warm coffee cake. Serve warm if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Rich Coffee Cake in Taste of Home June/July 2007, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 533 calories, 32 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 363 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

I have made this coffee cake many times by request! Very moist and delicious. I usually forego the pecans because I don't usually have them on hand and I also use light sour cream instead of regular and can't tell the difference. One problem I have is that the cake always sticks to the pan if I sprinkle the sugar concoction on the bottom first. Even without it, wonderful recipe!

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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2013

5 stars I make this many times. I use 1/2 cup of blueberries in the cake to change it up sometimes. My family loves this cake. Carol

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Reviewed Jun. 14, 2011

I have made this recipe many times, and my niece begs me to make it when she comes over to spend the night. It has been a huge hit in my family.

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2011

loved this coffee cake ,I do not like chocolate much , so I used caramel instead and I doubled the topping

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2011

This coffee cake was loved by all my kids , I doubled the topping ingredients, and instead of the chocolate glaze I used caramel topping

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