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Sweet Chocolate Coffee Cake

The irresistible aromas of chocolate, cinnamon and nutmeg waft through the house as this tasty coffee cake bakes. Before long, my family is clamoring for a generous slice!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • FILLING:
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder, nutmeg and baking soda; add to creamed mixture just until combined (batter will be stiff). Place half of the batter in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • Combine the filling/topping ingredients. Sprinkle half over batter. Spread remaining batter over top. Sprinkle with remaining filling/topping. Bake at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.

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  • Amy the Midwife
    Oct 12, 2010

    A good coffee cake, but I think I would cut down on the nutmeg a bit or rename the cake.

  • mmw1
    Mar 12, 2010

    It was excellent! I will make it again!

  • KellyAnn88
    Dec 28, 2009

    This is the best Coffee Cake I have ever made. Everyone who tries this LOVES it!! It's so moist and yummy. I subsitute the pecans for walnuts, only because I don't like pecans!