Cream-Filled Cinnamon Coffee Cake
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 3/4 cup 2% milk
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beating just until combined.
- Pour into two greased and waxed paper-lined 9-in. round baking pans. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Lightly cut through with a knife to swirl.
- Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
- In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and milk until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. In a small bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and chilled milk mixture; beat on medium speed until smooth and creamy, about 10 minutes.
- Place one cake on a serving plate; spread with filling. Top with remaining cake. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 419 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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Apr 22, 2014
Loved the cake! Was not crazy about the filling , the taste was okay but the consistency and the mouth feel bothered! The shortening just did not work for me. I will make it again but substitute cream cheese for the shortening!. The secret to the filling is to beat it the full 10 minutes as stated in directions.
May 26, 2012
cake is moist and has a good texture and taste. We liked the filling, never have any leftover...
Apr 29, 2012
This was really good, because of the reviews and the fact that the filling seemed like too much effort for me I opted to use my homemade cream cheese frosting instead. This cake is very delicate so be sure to use the wax paper as instructed or you'll end up with a pile of cake crumbs. I didn't like this cake when it was chilled in the fridge so I just heat up leftovers in the microwave for a few seconds. This will be going into the recipe box.
Jan 1, 2012
I used homemade buttercream filling.
Nov 4, 2011
<p>I made this recipe a couple days ago and it was great! I only thing I did not like was the filling. My family and I found it bland and tasteless- it did not have much flavor and it had a strange consistency. Next time I make this, I will make sure to use a different filling. Maybe try a cream cheese type icing. The cake was great though. I left out the pecans too. All in all, this recipe is great but keep it mind the filling is very different.</p>
Jun 27, 2011
Made this as a cake for my mom's b-day, she works at an assisted living facility, she shared her cake with several of the elderly women having a social. Everyone was pleased with it~ Mom was happy!
Dec 18, 2010
I have made this recipe several times and each time every one loves it and asks for the recipe.
Sep 10, 2010
Made this for a family gathering...I became very famous...Thanks Taste of Home for Fabulous recipes!!!
May 4, 2010
Have made this a few times for my family and they all loved it. The only problem is that one cake is not enough and I need to make two.
Mar 27, 2010
Based on the other review, I decided to skip this stuffing and made my own by beating 8 oz of softened cream cheese, 1/2 stick of softened butter, 1 tablespoon vanilla and 2 cups (or more to taste) of powdered sugar. Awesome!