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.

About eatonsquareedibles

I've had the great good fortune of living abroad for more than a decade. The traditions, comfort and memories of home are things I cherish and carry with me on my travels. What I wasn't expecting was that other cultures and flavors would seep into my own traditions and favorites and influence a new batch of classics. Heres to evolving traditions and new memories! View all posts by eatonsquareedibles

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