Coffee Cake - Vanilla Streusel

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The Grey Whale Inn of Fort Bragg, California is an historic north coast Californian landmark featuring ocean-view suites, antiques and an extensive art collection as well as tasty pastries. VANILLA STREUSEL COFFEE CAKE 3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 tsp baking powder 1-1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1-1/2 cups softened butter 1-1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1-1/2 cups sour cream 1-1/2 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 3/4 cup chopped nuts 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 tbsp vanilla mixed with 2 tablespoons water Preheat over to 325. Butter 10" tube pan. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, and set aside. Combine butter and sugar in large bowl and beat until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Gradually brown sugar, nuts and cinnamon in a separate bowl. Turn 1/3 of the batter into the tube pan and sprinkle with 1/2 of the nut mixture. Repeat. Add remaining batter and spoon diluted vanilla over top. Bake 60 to 70 minutes. Cool completely before removing from pan. (Texture will be moist.) Makes one cake, which serves 10 to 12.

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