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Sweet Chocolate Coffee Cake Recipe

Sweet Chocolate Coffee Cake Recipe

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. YIELD:12-15 servings


  • 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
  • 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 418 calories, 23g fat (12g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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Amy the Midwife User ID: 2816815 70978
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

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

mmw1 User ID: 4642423 64128
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2010

"It was excellent! I will make it again!"

KellyAnn88 User ID: 4648072 65924
Reviewed 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!"

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