Sour Cream Walnut Coffee Cake

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    1 hour 5 minutes

    This is a simple to make coffee cake which features walnuts and sour cream for extra moistness and flavour.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 15 

    • 1 cup (200g) white sugar
    • 250g butter, softened
    • 3 eggs
    • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons bicarb soda
    • 1/2 cup sour cream
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts
    • 3/4 cup white sugar
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour5min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly grease one 20x30cm pan.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup of the white sugar with 250g butter. Add the eggs and beat well. Mix in the flour, bicarb soda, baking powder and sour cream, stir until just combined.
    3. To Make Filling: Combine chopped nuts, ground cinnamon and 3/4 cup white sugar and mix well.
    4. Pour 1/2 of the batter into the prepared pan then sprinkle with 3/4 of the filling. Pour the remaining cake batter on top and sprinkle top with the remaining filling. Bake for 40 minutes.

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    I LOVE this recipe and have made it several times in the past two weeks. I do have a few suggestions. First, I don't mix the filling ingredients. I sprinkle the walnuts, then most of the sugar, then most of the cinnamon. I DO measure the sugar--if I were doing it by eye I would never add enough! (I put only the remaining sugar and cinnamon on top). To smooth the first layer of cake on the bottom I make sure to wet my hands. For the second layer of cake I actually take hand-fuls of batter and flatten them in my wet hands before laying them out. It is quite easy to join these pieces together. Don't worry if you don't reach the edges of your baking dish--this cake expands tremendously while baking. I love it!  -  24 Feb 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    31

    This was a super excellent recipe that was so moist! Everyone at work loved it! I changed some things to make it work for me: I added 1 tsp vanilla to the creamed mixture, and I increased the sour cream to 3/4 cup. I also added 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. nutmeg and 1/4 tsp. ginger to the flour mixture. When everything was mixed together, I added about 1 cup of frozen blueberries. I spread this whole thing into a 9x13 greased pan. Instead of having a layer of filling, I omitted that step and made a streusel like topping for the top: Cut together 1/2 stick butter, 3/4 cup brown sugar and 2 tsp. cinnamon. Add 1/3 cup quick oats and 1 cup chopped pecans. Mix together well and sprinkle over the top of cake. This baked for exactly 40 minutes and came out beautiful! I thought it was pretty easy to make and I'm glad that I came across this recipe. This is especially delicious with a cup of fresh, hot coffee! Thanks for sharing your recipe  -  04 Feb 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    28

    I made this cake for a group of friends today and everyone loved it. It is moist and very easy to make. I am glad to add it to my favorite recipes. Patricia Peoples, Rowlett, TX  -  25 Nov 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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