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Walnut-Rippled Coffee Cake

An ideal treat any time of the day, this moist yellow cake offers a delightful surprise of cinnamon, nuts and brown sugar in every slice. Nanetta Larson relies on a boxed mix to help her bake it in her Canton, South Dakota kitchen.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Set aside 2 tablespoons cake mix. In a large bowl, combine the sour cream, eggs, oil, water, sugar and remaining cake mix; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  • Pour half into a greased and floured fluted 10-in. tube pan. Combine the walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon and reserved cake mix; sprinkle over batter. Top with the remaining batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 325 calories, 18g fat (5g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • Sprowl
    Mar 2, 2012

    I've made this many times, but by a different name (Sock-it-to-Me Cake). The only differences 1/4 sugar, instead of 2 tabls and 1 tsp. vanilla. It also calls for pecans instead of walnuts. Also a glaze of 1 cup confectioners sugar, sifted, and 2 Tablsp. milk when the cake cools. Delish!

  • tsugiko
    Dec 5, 2009

    This is so easy and everyone just loves it.