Saturday, December 22, 2012

Cinnamon Walnut Coffee Cake

Another recipe from my friend, Cindy. This moist coffee cake has ribbons of cinnamon throughout the coffee cake. Great for Christmas morning or any gathering!

1 cup butter - soft
2  3/4 cups sugar - divided
2 tsp. Vanilla
4 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups sour cream (16 oz)

2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cream together: Butter, half the sugar and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after one.

Combine: Flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt... add dry mix alternating with sour cream, beating till smooth.

In a separate bowl, combine ground cinnamon and walnuts - set aside.

10" Tube or Bundt Pan

Spoon 1/3 of the batter into a greased 10" tube or  bundt pan - sprinkle with 1/3 of the cinnamon walnut mixture. Repeat layers two more times.

Bake at 350 for 70 minutes or until done.

Cool on a rack 10 minutes - then invert the pan and l