Clara’s Special Coffeecake


Mix in a small bowl and set aside:

1/2 cup of sugar

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1 Tbsp cocoa

1 tsp cinnamon

Cream in a large bowl:

1/2 cup butter

Add gradually:

1 cup sugar


3 eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Mix in a small bowl:

3 cups flour

1 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

Add to creamed mixture alternately with:

1 1/4 cups sour cream

(I start with 1 c. flour mixture, then add 1/2 the sour cream, then add another 1 c of flour mixture, then add the rest of the sour cream ending with the last of the flour mixture)

Pour 1/2 the batter into a greased and floured 9″ bundt pan or tube pan. Sprinkle the filling over this and carefully spoon the rest of the batter over this spreading till even/smooth on top.

Bake at 375C for 1 hour or until tester comes out clean. Loosen from sides and leave to cool before removing from pan.