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Sour Cream Walnut Cake

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I first saw this recipe in an American magazine and it was called a Coffee Cake. I tweaked it a bit and it is now one of my sons favorites.


Serves: 6

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 7 ounces soft butter
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 8¾ fluid ounces sour cream
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • ¼ cup milk


Sour Cream Walnut Cake is a community recipe submitted by Markella and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 180 C - 350 F Grease a Bundt pan.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the chopped walnuts, ground cinnamon and 3/4 cup of sugar.
  • In a large bowl, at low speed, beat the flour, butter, milk, baking powder, baking soda, sour cream, eggs and 1 1/4 cups sugar until well blended. Increase speed to medium, beat for 2 mins.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 of the nut mixture into the bottom of the Bundt tin. Spoon half of the cake batter on top of the sprinkled nuts. Sprinkle the rest of the nuts evenly on top of the batter. Spread the remaining batter evenly over the top.
  • Bake for 60 mins or until golden and a skewer inserted comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack, in the pan for approx 10 mins, before turning out onto a plate.
  • If you choose to, dust the top with a sprinkling of icing sugar.
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