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Apple and Cream Filled Cinnamon Coffee Cake

  1. This coffee cake can be enjoyed as a dessert or you can wow your friends at brunch.
  • Batter:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, sliced, and cooked until soft. Set aside.
  1. For the batter: cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each one and stir in vanilla
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beating just until combined.
  4. Pour batter into two greased or parchment lined 9" round baking pans.
  5. Topping: Combine topping and sprinkle over batter, lightly cut with knife through batter to swirl.
  6. Bake in a 350ยบ oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes, remove from pans to cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. For the filling: In a small bowl whisk together milk and cornstarch until smooth. Bring to a boil in the microwave. Or you may use saucepan on stove.
  9. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes until it thickens, cover bowl and refrigerate until chilled.
  10. In another bowl cream butter, shortening, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  11. Add chilled milk mixture and vanilla. Beat on medium speed for 8 to 10 minutes until smooth and creamy.
  12. Place one layer of cake on serving plate, spread with filling and cooked apples, top with remaining cake layer.
  13. Store in fridge.
  14. Servings: 8-10
This is an amazing coffee cake, you will not be disappointed.


  1. gracious goodness girl, what are you doing to me, this early in the morning yet......i would love a piece of THAT with my coffee this morning. see you soon ;)

  2. Now this is a new twist and special twist on apple cake. I must try this...soon.

  3. This looks delectable - I'd be at your house in an instant if this was on the menu.

  4. That looks so yummy! I just saw in the news that WA apples are doing really great this year, they are expecting a bumper crop!

    We spent Saturday in your neck of the woods, drove up to Squamish- Such beauty! Thanks be to God!

  5. I just gained 5 pounds reading this, but I thank you! LOL

  6. Oh my goodness, that is amazing looking! And now I'm hungry!

  7. this looks so good!!!!! I can't wait to start getting my apples this year. We have triplet grandsons who ate all of grandma's applesauce this year!!!!

  8. this is so goooooood! GOOD ON YOU! It was very very hard to bring that extra piece home to my mother! I am just salivating looking at this picture....

  9. I have never seen an apple cake like this and I know I would like it. It is so rich and yummy looking.

    I am printing it now.

  10. Pinned this on Pinterest! Love the recipe.


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