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Streusel-Spiced Coffee Cake

Oxmoor House
Prep time 16 mins
Cook time 35 mins
Other time 8 hrs
Yield 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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

  3. 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.

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

Christmas with Southern Living 2008