23 Reviews

Fantastic! I made this as written, but baked it in a 9" springform pan. It made a beautiful presentation, and the glaze drizzled on top gave it that extra YUM! Thanks :)

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Nolan'sMom May 13, 2009

I made this recipe on 6/8/11 for the "June Is Baked Goods Month" event in the Photo Forum.The recipe,except for the glaze was made exactly as it was written. Bake time was " right on the money ".At first I thought the amount of streusel ingredients were going to be too much,but it was perfect.The light sweetness of the cake part blended perfectly with the topping. This will be made again. Thank you for taking time to post and, " Keep Smiling :) "

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Chef shapeweaver � June 08, 2011

This is a wonderful coffee cake recipe and exactly what I was looking for! I made it before church on Sunday and it was still warm when my family devored it afterward. I omitted the icing too and it was perfectly sweet without it. I will definitely make this for my family again.

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rhondak1354 October 10, 2010

We loved everything about this coffee cake. The cake is moist and has a large crumb, and the struesel has a nice crunch to it. It's become a regular in our house. I have never drizzled it with icing as it seems sweet enough as is. Thanks for posting!

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2bizzy March 31, 2010

This is identical to a recipe my mother had that I had been making since I was nine! I had not made it in years and then was lucky enough to find it on this sight. This is one of the easiest and best coffeecakes I have ever had and I have always received rave reviews whenever I took it anywhere.

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Julie Childers December 25, 2013

Fantastic! Also, very easy to make and quick in and out. the topping is generous and delicious. Thanks a bunch for sharing!

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TheBlissfulBaker November 13, 2013

Not a bad recipe- however, the instructions left a little to be desired. They say to pour the mixture into a pan. Unfortunately it isn't possible to pour the mixture as it is more of a dough than it is a batter. This is fine except that putting the second half of batter over the streusel isn't possible without clumping and sliding everything around while you are pushing the doughy batter into the pan. Everything else seems acceptable about the recipe. Just take note.

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Chuck G. November 07, 2013

This is a delicious recipe. I've made a particular sour cream coffee cake on special occasions for close to 35 years, but I actually think I like this one a bit more; and this one's a little easier to make! My son told me he liked this one even better, and he loves my tried and true recipe--so that's saying something! Because my other recipe has chopped pecans in the streusel, I knew I couldn't leave that out. I added ~3/4-1 cup chopped pecans to the streusel, and it was perfect. Like others mentioned, I found it wasn't close to done at 25 minutes; I had to bake it for about 40 minutes. I did not drizzle the cake with icing. Like my other recipe, I could sprinkle with confectioner's sugar after it cools; but I didn't do that this time. Someone else mentioned that this coffee cake has a nice crumb, and I agree and think that might be partially why I like it a little better than my other recipe. In fact, I think I'll make it again today! Why save it for just a special occasion?!

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centralvacmama March 15, 2013

Wonderful coffee cake! This is my go to recipe. Thanks for posting.

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run for your life March 02, 2013

Everybody loved it, although I let it bake perhaps a bit too long. Next time, I think I'll reverse the order and make this an upside-down cake with a powdered sugar glaze on top. Thank you for the recipe.

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rodney h. December 15, 2011
Double the Streusel Coffee Cake