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Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Cinnamon Coffee Cake, by , is from Ruth Paull Lamb & Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lindsay Brindley
Added: Thursday, April 24, 2008


1 c. butter or magarine, softened
2 3/4 c. sugar DIVIDED
2 tsp. vanilla extract
4 eggs
3 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 c. (16 oz.) sour cream
2 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 c. chopped walnuts (I use pecans sometimes)

Preheat oven to 350. Combine butter, 2 c. sugar, and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; add alternately with sour cream, beating just enough after each addition to keep batter smooth. Spoon 1/3 of batter into a greased 10 in. tube pan (I use my Bundt). Combine cinnamon, nuts, and remaining sugar; sprinkle 1/3 over batter in pan. Repeat layers two more times (I try to end with batter so when I flip it out, sugar and nuts don't fall off!). Bake 70 min. or until cake tests done. Cool for ten minutes. Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.




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