Chocolate Chunk Coffee Cake
Posted by: Jerseygirl Thu, 11 Mar 2004, at 6:00 a.m.
10 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
2/3 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1-1/4 cups sugar
1-1/2 cups sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 10-inch tube pan.
In small bowl, combine topping ingredients; set aside.
Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, sour
cream and vanilla until well mixed. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda
and salt in bowl. On low speed, add flour mixture to batter, beating until
smooth. Spoon 1/2 (about 2 cups) of the batter into prepared pan, spreading
evenly. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the topping (scant 1 cup). Repeat layering 2 more
Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out
clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove from pan.
Makes 12 servings
Note: For better mixing results, have all your ingredients at room temperature