Streusel-Spiced Coffee Cake

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 16 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes
Other: 8 Hours


3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. grated nutmeg


Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add granulated sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Add sour cream, mixing well.

Combine flour and next 5 ingredients; add to butter mixture, beating well. Spread batter into a greased and floured 13" x 9" pan.

Combine brown sugar, pecans, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, and 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. nutmeg in a small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over batter. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours.

Uncover; bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Christmas with Southern Living 2008,

Oxmoor House

May 2008
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