Indulge in the perfect coffee cake with this easy and delicious recipe. The moist cake is topped with a buttery crumb topping that will have you coming back for seconds. It’s the ideal treat to enjoy with your morning coffee or as a sweet snack any time of day.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the egg, sour cream, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  4. Sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix until just combined.
  5. Spread the batter into the prepared cake pan.
  6. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, brown sugar, and nuts (if using) for the crumb topping. Cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly.
  7. Sprinkle the crumb topping over the cake batter.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Slice and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 40g || Fat: 16g || Protein: 4g || Fiber: 1g

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