I would like to start off with a brief apology, I've been
encountering some technical difficulties and couldn't post this up
sooner, so sorry. Now on with the show!
I am so amazed by these results!473
votes in total, the winner with a whopping 193 votes is
Sour Cream Apple Coffee Cake. Following is Michael with 147
votes for his
Double Vanilla Cake with Dark Chocolate Frosting (ahem, my
pick,) and Ricardo trailing behind with 133 votes for his
Chocolate Carrot Cake.
But I can't be sad because all three choices are winners (can
you tell I've got a sweet tooth?) So all I'm really trying to say
is that I hope you'll join me in making Anna's Coffee
Cake by month's end and post your wonderful pictures in
our gallery wall for
everyone to enjoy… and drool over!
P.S. May is
Mom Month and it would be lovely if you baked this cake for
your mom, especially since Mother's Day is around the corner (May
9th.) I'm not pushing, I'm just saying!
Two additional points:
- Check out the
comments page from Anna's recipe, lots of great feedback!
- On the comments page someone asked about assembly directions
for the Sour Cream Apple Coffee Cake. I've added those directions
below. (In case you'd like to see them take a look at Anna's
Sour Cream Coffee Cake.)
**Please note that the email address has changed, and
you'll be sending your CCC images to moi, Val at
Here's how the Cooking Club Challenge
- Make this month's recipe: Anna Olson's
Sour Cream Apple Coffee Cake
- Create the recipe either to a "T" or add your
- **Email us
(email@example.com) a picture (jpg format)
and a short descriptive paragraph - no more than 50
words before month's end for your chance to
Sour Cream Apple Coffee Cake:
Light or low-fat sour cream, while ideal for topping things, is
not ideal in baking recipes. Use regular sour cream in all your
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Apples & Topping
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 cup walnut pieces
- 1 tablespoon unsatled butter, melted
- 2 cups apples, sliced, such as Mutsu or Granny Smith
To Assemble (One 8-inch round cake pan)
- Preheat oven to 350° F. Cream butter and sugar until smooth.
Add eggs one at a time, stirring well after each addition. Add
vanilla and stir in sour cream. In a separate bowl, combine dry
ingredients and stir into wet ingredients until just
- In another bowl, combine all ingredients for topping. Toss half
of the topping with the sliced apples.
- Scrape half of the coffee cake batter into a greased 8-inch
round cake pan and level. Sprinkle batter with half of the toppings
then proceed to cover the cake with the remaining batter. Once
finished, cover the cake with the apple topping mixture. Bake for
55 to 60 minutes, until a tester inserted in the center of the cake
comes out clean.
- Serve warm or at room temperature.
Posted: Wed, May 05 2010
Hi all, I'm the Community Producer of foodnetwork.ca. If you ever have any questions or concerns please don't hesitate to shoot them my way. I'm happy to help! A bit about me, I love baking and hate cooking, which is why I've started the vlog Starting from Scratch (left nav.) You see, this is my attempt to learn how to cook and enjoy the fruit of my labour while sharing it with all of you! Hope you enjoy it and if you ever have any pointers, let me in on them!