One of my favorites - great coffee flavour! If you like coffee, be sure to try this.
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons instant coffee powder
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/4 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon instant coffee powder
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sour cream
Mix together brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and instant coffee powder. Blend in butter until crumbly. Stir in nuts. (I prepare the topping in the food processor.) Set aside.
Mix boiling water and coffee powder together. Put in the refrigerator to cool while you prepare the batter.
In mixer bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in vanilla.
In a small bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Combine sour cream with cooled coffee.
Add flour mixture and sour cream mixture alternately to the creamed ingredients, mixing after each addition.
Spread half of the cake batter in a greased 9 inch tube cake pan. Sprinkle half of the topping over the batter. Spread the remaining batter, and top with the remaining topping.
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 55 to 60 minutes. Cool in the pan for about 10 minutes, then run a knife around the sides and remove cake from pan.