Sour Cream Apple Coffee Cake Recipe

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I wish I could give credit where it's due, but I don't remember where this recipe originated. It seems as soon as this coffee cake is out of the oven, my family has it eaten!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:9 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 472 calories, 23 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 432 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.


  1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with sour cream to the creamed mixture. Fold in apples. Spoon into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. In a small bowl, mix topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until done. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Sour Cream Apple Coffee Cake in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p73

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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2015

"Beautiful texture and flavor, this was wonderful."

Reviewed Oct. 19, 2015

"This turned out awesome! For the topping I used 1/4 c brown sugar, 1 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp flour and 1 tsp cinnamon."

Reviewed Apr. 11, 2011

"Moist and delicious coffee cake. I will be making this again!"

Reviewed Dec. 28, 2010

"Kids loved it!"

Reviewed Apr. 22, 2010

"I've been making this for a while now. My family loves it, along with co-workers and parishiner from church. This is one of my favorites easy and delicious!!!!!"

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