Advocate-tested recipe

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Makes 1 (10-inch) tube cake. Recipe is provided by Cheramie Sonnier.


1/2 cup butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

2 cups sifted flour

1 tsp. baking soda

11/2 tsps. baking powder

1⁄8 tsp. salt

1 cup sour cream

1 tsp. vanilla extract


1/2 cup sugar

1 tsp. cinnamon

3/4 cup chopped pecan

4 tbls. brown sugar, optional

1. Cream butter and sugar very well. Add eggs one at a time and beat after each egg. Sift dry ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Stir in vanilla.

2. Mix filling ingredients.

3. Grease 10-inch tube pan. Pour in half the batter. Sprinkle with half the filling. Pour in rest of batter and top with remaining filling.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

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