Award-Winning Coffee Cake
Time: 1 hour
Yield: 10 servings
Just look at this cake. Obviously, it’s going to win the blue ribbon. Award-Winning Coffee Cake has buttery, fluffy, golden layers of cake. Nestled on top and in between those layers is the cinnamony, nutty, sweet and crunchy streusel, the heart and soul of Award-Winning Coffee Cake. You can pair this with coffee, tea, other pastries, or just eat it on its own: it’s a shoo-in to win your heart.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, add the eggs, sugar, butter, and vanilla.
Beat the wet ingredient mixture until it begins to come together.
Add the dry ingredients. Mix until just moist.
Add the sour cream. Mix until smooth but be careful not to overmix.
In a bowl, mix together the walnuts, the brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla.
Spray a 10-inch tube pan with baking spray.
Spoon 1/2 the batter into the bottom of the pan, spreading it until even.
Sprinkle it with about 1/2 of the streusel.
Add another layer of batter and another layer of streusel to the tube pan.
Bake for 40-50 minutes.
Cool completely before serving.