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Saturday Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Updated: Aug 24, 2021

Serves: 10

Great with morning coffee or Saturday afternoon tea. This coffee cake will be leaving you asking for more. I used my Honey Roasted Nuts recipe for the nuts in this recipe to give the cake a lot more flavour.


¾ cup Honey Roasted Nuts – finely chopped

¾ cup light brown sugar

1 tbsp cinnamon

4 cups flour

2 tsp baking powder

2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1 cup softened butter

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

1 tbsp vanilla

1 tsp dried lavender flower

2 cups sour cream

Cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F

  2. Combine nuts, brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside

  3. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a bowl

  4. Using a stand mixer cream butter and until light and fluffy

  5. Add eggs one at a time until blended, add vanilla and lavender

  6. Alternately add dry ingredients and sour cream starting and ending with dry ingredients

  7. Spray spring form pan with cooking spray

  8. Spoon half the batter into the pan

  9. Sprinkle half the nut mixture over the batter

  10. Spoon the rest of the batter into the pan

  11. Sprinkle the rest of the nut mixture on top of batter

  12. Bake for 1.5 hours or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean

  13. Let cake cool then run a knife around the pan and release the spring pan


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