Gabriella’s Coffee Cake

This is a cake that is easy and fast to whip up. It presents well and will impress your tea guests with it’s taste and presentation. Kids and adults love it!


  • 16 tbsp. unsalted butter, plus more for greasing
  • 4 cups flour, plus 3 tsp.
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 5 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Heat oven to 300°.
  2. Grease a 9½” bundt pan and set aside
  3. Whisk 4 cups flour, baking powder, and baking soda in a bowl; set aside
  4. In another bowl, using an electric hand mixer, cream butter and sugar until fluffy
  5. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition
  6. Add sour cream and vanilla and mix well to combine
  7. With the motor running, slowly add dry ingredients until smooth; set aside
  8. In another bowl, combine remaining flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  9. Starting and ending with the batter, layer in bundt pan with sugar mixture to form five layers.
  10. Sprinkle with pecans and bake 1½ hours until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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