Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Prep Time:
15 Mins
Cook Time:
30 Mins
Makes 12 servings

This sweet brown sugar-pecan coffee cake is the perfect addition to any holiday brunch spread. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Stir together flour and brown sugar in a large bowl. Cut 3/4 cup butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender or 2 forks until crumbly. Press 2 3/4 cups crumb mixture evenly on the bottom of a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch pan.

Step 2

Stir together sour cream, egg, and baking soda; add to remaining crumb mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir together granulated sugar and cinnamon. Pour sour cream mixture over crumb crust in pan; sprinkle evenly with cinnamon mixture and pecans.

Step 3

Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean.

Chef's Notes

We added pecans to Beth's original recipe; it's delicious either way.

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