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Brown Sugar Pecan Coffee Cake

Very simple, yet tasty addition to any brunch, or just for a night time cup of coffee.


2 cups all purpose flour
2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup butter, cubed
1 cup sour cream
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp baking soda
3 tbl granulated sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped pecans


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and grease a 13x9 baking pan.
2. Stir together flour and brown sugar in large bowl. Cut 3/4 cup butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender or 2 forks until crumbly. Press 2 & 3/4 cup of crumb mixture evenly into bottom of prepared pan.
3. Stir together the sour cream, egg and baking soda and add to the remaining crumb mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
4. Stir together the granulated sugar and the cinnamon. Pour sour cream mixture over the crumb crust in pan, then sprinkle evenly with the cinnamon mixture and then with the pecans.
5 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.