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Yields 1 (9-inch) coffee cake

This recipe comes from our dear friend, Sally, and her Mother, Jean. Jean had the delightful nick-name of Cookie. This is our absolute favorite recipe for coffee cake, and we think that you will love it, too!


Ingredients

cake:

  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 c. butter
  • 1 1/4 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 2 c. sonora flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

topping:

  • 8 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon

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Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Cream butter and sugar
  3. Add slightly beaten eggs, vanilla, sour cream, and dry ingredients
  4. Spread half of the batter in a buttered 9-inch tube pan and sprink;e with half of topping
  5. Repeat with the rest of the batter and the remaining topping
  6. Bake for 45 minutes
  7. Let stand one hour and lift out onto a plate to cool