Old Fashioned Coffee Cake

This homemade treat of buttery deliciousness paired with a sweet, salty crunchy crumb will wake up your memories of days gone by.

For this recipe use a Large Tube Pan

Preheat oven to 180c/350f

Toast ¾ cup of chopped pecans – set aside to cool

Reduce heat in oven to 160c/325f

Prepare Streusel Topping:

½ cup Brown sugar- packed

½ cup flour

½ teaspoon sea salt

2 teaspoons cinnamon (add a little extra if you like !!)

¼ cup cold butter –cut in small pieces

Combine Sugar, flour, salt and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles crumbs. Stir in half of the toasted Pecans.

Set aside in a cool place.

Prepare Batter:

1cup butter

2 cups sugar

6 eggs

3 cups flour

¼ teaspoon Baking Soda

1 teaspoon Baking Powder

8 oz Sour Cream

1 teaspoon Vanilla

In a kitchen aid fixed with a paddle attachment beat butter and sugar together until light and creamy. Add eggs one at a time, until incorporated. Add flour baking soda , and baking powder alternately with sour cream and vanilla beating after each addition.

Be mindful not to over mix.

Pour half of the batter into a greased and floured tube pan.

Sprinkle with

Center Streusel:

Remaining half toasted pecans

¼ cup Brown Sugar

1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon

Pour remaining batter on top.

Top with Streusel topping.

Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until wooden skewer come out clean.

Let cake sit for 20 minutes before removing from pan.

Cool completely on wire rack.

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