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Granny's Coffee Cake

(Recipe from Lisa's Granny West!)

Topping Ingredients:
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp brown sugar

Cake Ingredients:
1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened
2 large eggs
2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup sour cream (cultured)
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Spray tubed pan or bundt pan with floured baking spray
  • Combine all topping ingredients in a small bowl.
  • In a large bowl, cream together margarine, sugar, and eggs.
  • Gently fold in sour cream and vanilla
  • Fold in dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, and salt)
  • Spoon half of batter into pan, cover with half of topping mix, and repeat
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center of the cake.
  • Cool completely before removing from pan.
  • Wrap leftovers tightly with a double layer of plastic wrap and store in refrigerator.