Sour Cream Coffee Cake
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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

A cinnamon and brown sugar sour cream coffee cake with a perfect crumb topping
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coffee cake, crumb cake, crumb cake recipe
Servings: 12 8" round cake
Calories: 475kcal
Author: Stef


Crumb Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar same as 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons
  • 6 tablespoons rolled oats same as 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons

Cake Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup full-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


Crumb Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until large crumbs form.

Cake Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Beat butter, brown sugar, and white sugar in a medium-sized mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Beat in sour cream and vanilla.
  • In a separate medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add flour mixture to wet ingredients a little bit at a time until just combined.
  • Spread half of the batter into a greased 8" round cake pan.
  • Top with half of the crumbs. (These crumbs will all but disappear during baking, but will add to the moistness of the cake.)
  • Top with the remaining batter.
  • Top with remaining crumbs.
  • Bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.


Adapted from AllRecipes Sour Cream Coffee Cake III


Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 129mg | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1.9mg