Friday, December 26, 2014

Baird McClure's Sour Cream Coffee Cake

2 sticks butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 c. sour cream
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
2 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. almond flavoring
1 c. brown sugar
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1/2 c. chopped almonds or pecans

Cream butter and sugar, add eggs.

Add sour cream and flour alternately.

Add the rest of the ingredients. For best results, let stand until batter reaches room temperature.

Grease pan, add half the batter for one cake. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar. Add the other half for one cake. (makes 3 cakes total). Sprinkle the top with crushed almonds, brown sugar, and cinnamon.

Bake 25 min. @ 350 °. Freezes well.

Baird Mclure was a friend of my Granny B's. I think she lived near us when we had a house on Richardson St.  She was a dear lady and an excellent cook.  Her coffee cake recipe can't be beat!

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