Trisha Yearwood’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake

In Food, Uncategorized by The Worldly Chef

Yum, yum, yum! I had a tub of sour cream that I needed to use and what to do with it? Coffee cake! This is not something I’d made before, but it turned out so well that I will have to keep this in my arsenal. 🙂 It’s easy and pretty. Oh, and tasty!

Trish Yearwood’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Serves 12

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
  • 2 c. granulated sugar.
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Streusel Mixture

  • 1/2 c. light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c. finally chopped pecans


  • 1 c. confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degress. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube or bundt pan.
  2. Use an electric mixer to cream the butter and granulated sugar together until fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition>
  4. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Add the flour to the butter mixture in thirds, alternating each addition of flour with theaddition of half the sour cream. Stir in the vanilla.
  6. In a separate bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, and the pecans.
  7. Pour 1/3 of the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle with half the streusel
  8. Scrape the remaining batter into the pan and smooth the top.
  9. Bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpickinserted in the center comes out clean. (This sucker took forever to bake! Something like 1 1/2 hours! I don’t know what happened.)
  10. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  11. Remove the cake from the pan and cool on a wire rack.
  12. When the cake is completely cooled, stir the glazeingredients together in a small bowl until smooth.
  13. Drizzle over the cooled cake.