Sour Cream Walnut Coffeecake
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Have all ingredients at room temperature before mixing for best results
Prepare a 12-Cup Bundt pan generously with Pan Grease
Preheat oven to 350°F
Serves: 1- 12cup Bundt Cake
  • All Purpose Flour 3 cups (375g)
  • Baking Powder 1½ teaspoons
  • Baking Soda 1½ teaspoon
  • Salt ½ teaspoon (3g)
  • Unsalted Butter 1½ cup (340g)
  • Granulated Sugar 1½ cups (300g)
  • Eggs large 3 (150g)
  • Vanilla Extract 3 teaspoons (15ml)
  • Vanilla Bean 1
  • Sour Cream 1½ cups (340g)
  • Light or Dark Brown Sugar ½ cup (105g)
  • Ground Cinnamon 1½ teaspoons
  • Chopped Toasted Walnuts ¾ cup
  • Icing Sugar Glaze Optional* 1 cup confectioners sugar with 2 tablespoons milk or water
  1. Combine the brown sugar, cinnamon & cooled toasted chopped walnuts together - reserve
  2. Scrape the vanilla beam seeds into the granulated sugar and work it through with your fingertips to distribute evenly
  3. Cream the butter and vanilla sugar until light and fluffy (approx 5 minutes)
  4. Combine the eggs with the vanilla extract and then add slowly to the creamed butter/sugar mixture.
  5. Be sure to scrape the bottom & sides of the bowl often if you do not have a metro blade attachment as I do in the video.
  6. Add the sifted flour, baking powder, soda and salt all at once and mix just until combined
  7. Add the sour cream last mix well.
  8. Fill the greased bundt pan with half of the batter and spread it evenly then layer with the walnut cinnamon mixture
  9. Layer the remaining cake batter on top and spread evenly
  10. Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 20 minutes and then turn the oven temperature down to 325°F for another 30-40minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  11. Cool in the pan and then turn out onto a cooling rack to cool completely
  12. Glaze with optional sugar glaze by combining the confectioners sugar with the water or milk to a pourable glaze
Coffeecake can be stored at room temperature for up to 4 days in an airtight container

Store for up to 8 days in the refrigerator wrapped well

Freeze wrapped well for up to 2 months
Recipe by Gretchen's Bakery at