Gramp’s Kitchen – Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

½ cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup – 8 ozs sour cream

2 – 3 oz packages cream cheese
2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons of lemon juice

Cinnamon-Nut Topping:
¼ cup finely chopped pecans
2 tablespoons of sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and Sugar, add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Set batter aside. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Spoon half the batter into a greased and floured 10’ tube pan. Top with filling and remaining batter. Combine topping ingredients; Sprinkle over batter. Baking at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack.

*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.


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