German Coffee Cake | German Coffee Cake

As the name implies, this German Coffee Cake goes great with a hot cup of coffee! Yes! Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, java, mocha, cappuccino! But, equally delicious with a tea or milk for those inclined. Half the recipe and it bakes well in a loaf pan to have on hand as an afternoon treat for the family. Double it and bake it in a springform pan to please a larger crowd. It’s got just the right amount of sweetness. | Slice of German Coffee Cake
The Recipe:

German Coffee Cake
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Serves: 16 slices
  • Batter:
  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter
  • 1½ cups of granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • Filling:
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup roasted pumpkin seeds, chopped
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix softened butter with sugar.
  3. Add the eggs, and beat until well combined.
  4. Stir in the sour cream until fully incorporated.
  5. Add the dry ingredients and stir well.
  6. In a small bowl combine the filling ingredients.
  7. Pour half of the batter into a lightly greased springform pan.
  8. Cover the batter with half of the filling mixture.
  9. Pour the remaining batter into the springform pan.
  10. Cover with the remaining filling.
  11. Bake for 45-50 minutes until toothpick comes out cleanly.

The sour cream gives the German Coffee Cake a lovely flavor and keeps it moist. A great offering for a social occasion or indulgent afternoon treat for yourself! | German Coffee Cake and Coffee

Servings: 16
Calories Per Serving: 370

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