Chocolate Coffee Cake With Chocolate Streusel Topping

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1⁄2 cup chocolate chips
TOPPING
  • 1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa
  • 1⁄4 cup butter or 1⁄4 cup margarine, softened
  • 3⁄4 cup mini chocolate chip (can use regular chocolate chips)
  • 3⁄4 cup finely chopped nuts

Instructions

1 _ Set oven to 350 degrees F.

2 _ Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

3 _ In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar, vanilla and eggs for about 5 minutes.

4 _ In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

5 _ Add the flour mixture along with the sour cream to the creamed mixture; mix until well combined.

6 _ Stir in chocolate chips.

7 _ Transfer to prepared baking dish, and smooth out batter.

8 _ To make topping: mix together brown sugar, flour, cocoa and butter until crumbly.

9 _ Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

10 _ Sprinkle the streusel mixture evenly over cake batter in the pan.

11 _ Bake for about 35-40 minutes (do not overbake).

12 _ Delicious!

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