Ingredients

How to make it

  • All ingredients should be at room temperature. In bowl mix together
  • flours, soda and baking powder.
  • In another bowl cream together butter with sugar until fluffy and light.
  • Add egg and vanilla and mix well. Add half of dry ingredients, mixing just
  • until flour is blended. Blend in sour cream, then remaining dry
  • ingredients.
  • Spread half of batter lightly into a 10-inch tube pan. Sprinkle with half
  • of Topping and spread with rmaining batter. Sprinkle with remaining
  • Topping. Bake at 350 degrees 40 to 45 minutes.
  • TOPPING: Mix together flour, sugar, salt and nuts. Add butter in small
  • pieces. Rub in by hand until mixture is crumbly. Be careful not to overmix.
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  • By: Rose Dosti, L.A. Times, Culinary SOS, in response to, "If I were
  • dying, I would want the coffee cake served in the junior and senior high
  • schools in Los Angeles as my last meal. Do you, by chance, have the
  • recipe?"
  • Rose responded, "Our sentiments exactly. Here's the recipe as provided by
  • the Los Angeles Unified School District archives. As a matter of record,
  • the sour cream coffee cake has been served in city school cafeterias since
  • 1959."

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  • dandelion 4 years ago
    Wow this is just what I was looking for in a coffee cake. I agree with the addition of cinnamon dollhead. Can you tell me if these freeze well?
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    dollhead ate it and said...
    I finally got around to making this and I must say it is excellent! Nice & moist (but not crumbly) and the topping is superb. I doubled the recipe and cooked it in this big pan I have (shoulda tripled the crumbs they were so good). The ONLY thing I did differently was to add a teaspoon of cinnamon to the doubled crumb mix. Outstanding recipe!
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    cuzpat ate it and said...
    Wow!! a good oldie but goodie! high 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    goodeat ate it and said...
    How could you do this to me!! i'm on a empty stomach! lol!! five forks
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  • twill10 4 years ago
    Good one
    thank
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    peetabear ate it and said...
    thank you for posting this recipe...five forks
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    a1patti ate it and said...
    I love coffeecake recipes!
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    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow! sentimental wonderful sour cream cake high5 thanks
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    wynnebaer ate it and said...
    Great post!!
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    " It was excellent "
    valinkenmore ate it and said...
    Thanks, this sounds delicious!
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    " It was excellent "
    lanabade ate it and said...
    This makes me want to give you a BEAR HUG,but I"ll high 5 you instead.THANKS!
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    michellem ate it and said...
    I love it! My mom used to make me a coffee cake like this and she called it Sour Cream coffee cake..somehow I misplaced the recipe. This is how I remember it! I will make it and let you know if it's the one! Thank you!
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    snowcat17 ate it and said...
    Thanks so much for the fantastic rating and comments!!!! Also,thanks for the coffee cake bluberry cornmeal and chicken wings recipe's!!
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    minitindel ate it and said...
    i just love old recipes thank you so much.. bear!!! lol

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