Superb Brunch Coffee Cake

The secret is in the pecan praline mix.
  • Yields one 10-inch coffee cake
  • Details


      Pecan Praline Mix

      • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
      • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
      • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
      • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans

      Coffee Cake

      • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
      • 3/4 cup sugar
      • 1 teaspoon vanilla
      • 3 eggs
      • 1 1/2 cups California raisins
      • 2 cups flour
      • 1 teaspoon baking powder
      • 1 teaspoon baking soda
      • 1 teaspoon salt
      • 1 cup light sour cream


      Preheat oven to 350°F.

      Pecan Praline Mix

      Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together; cut in butter until crumbly. Mix in pecans. Set aside.

      Coffee Cake

      Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Blend in eggs one at a time. Then, stir in raisins. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to bowl alternately with sour cream. Mix until smooth. Spread half of batter in pan. Sprinkle with half of Pecan Praline Mix; repeat layers. Bake 50 minutes or until done. Cool in pan 10 minutes; turn out on wire rack.

      Nutrition Facts Per Serving

      Calories 230 (40% from fat); Total Fat 11g (sat 5g, mono 4g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 45mg; Protein 3g; Carbohydrate 32g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 22g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 180mg; Calcium 36mg; Potassium 165mg

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