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Apple Sour Cream Streusel Cake

Rated as 3.85 out of 5 Stars

"This is an attractive tube cake filled with tender apple slices and cinnamony-sweet streusel. The rich sour cream makes a fine-textured cake."
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Ingredients

servings 400 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 - 9 or 10 inch tube cake)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter or margarine with the granulated sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the sour cream and vanilla. In another bowl, stir together the 3 cups flour, salt, and baking powder. Beat into the creamed mixture.
  2. Turn half the batter into a greased and floured tube pan. Sprinkle with half the streusel mixture.
  3. To Make Streusel: Mix together 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, ground cinnamon, brown sugar, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, and 1/4 cup chopped walnuts until crumbly.
  4. Lay the apple slices on top and dot with the jelly. Cover with the remaining batter and sprinkle with the remaining streusel. Bake the cake in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 1 hour, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Transfer to a rack to cool. Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 400 calories; 17.8 g fat; 56.2 g carbohydrates; 5.6 g protein; 78 mg cholesterol; 299 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Now, I’m not too sure about the scientifics of baking… I read the couple of reviews that mentioned the cake having been dry. The first time I made this cake, I followed the recipe exactly, and t...

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If you want to choke to death, try this cake. It was so dry, it was unbelievable. We have a fox that frequents our yard and as you know, foxes will eat just about anything. We watched him eat...

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Now, I’m not too sure about the scientifics of baking… I read the couple of reviews that mentioned the cake having been dry. The first time I made this cake, I followed the recipe exactly, and t...

This recipe is good, but I read the other reviews before making it and so I only used two cups of flour rather than three. I also chopped half the apples and mixed it in with the batter and the...

If you want to choke to death, try this cake. It was so dry, it was unbelievable. We have a fox that frequents our yard and as you know, foxes will eat just about anything. We watched him eat...

This is a great dessert cake, I have yet to have any leftovers after we have friends over for dinner.

the only reason I gave it 4 stars is because I too ommitted one of the cups of flour, using only 2. PERFECT that way! MMMMM

This cake was tasty but if I were going to make it again, I would chop the apples, mix them with 1/2 the streusel, and swirl them throughout the cake. I think that would improve the consistency.

This coffee cake is a fabulous addition to any brunch or breakfast. I make this frequently and it is always requested.

I made this in a hurry for a 'dessert supper' for a friend. I used a bundt cake pan and and added butter flavoring, as well as used canned blanched (not cooked) and chopped apples, only 2 1/4 cu...

I made this dessert for Thanksgiving, and was really disappointed with how dry and lack of sweet taste. I did take the suggestions only using 2 cups of flour, adding the apples to the batter. ...