Sour Cream and Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Sour Cream and Cinnamon Coffee Cake


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A great light coffee cake with a decorative icing. Sour cream gives it a hint of tanginess which adds to the flavour.


Serves: 12 

  • 125g butter
  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 1 cup (200g) white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • sprinkles, to decorate

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

  1. In a large bowl, blend together butter or margarine, white sugar, brown sugar, sour cream, eggs and vanilla. Add to these ingredients the flour, baking powder and bicarb soda. Blend until smooth.
  2. To Make Filling: Combine cinnamon and 1/4 cup brown sugar.
  3. Grease and flour a large ring tin. Pour 1/2 of the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mix on top of the batter in the pan and cover with the remaining batter.
  4. Bake at 180 degrees C for 45 to 50 minutes. Cool.
  5. Make a thick glaze by mixing together icing sugar with 2 to 3 tablespoons milk until smooth. Pour over cooled cake, and add sprinkles if desired.

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