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Healthy Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Healthy Sour Cream Coffee Cake is the perfect crumbly cake for breakfast with whole wheat and oat flour that stays super moist with sour cream and applesauce.
Yield 10 Servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1/3 cup brown sugar , packed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts , chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter , softened
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup oat flour , rolled oats in food processor
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8x8 pan with baking spray.
  • Mix brown sugar, walnuts and cinnamon in a small bowl and set aside.
  • To your stand mixer add the sugar, butter and applesauce until well combined on medium-high speed.
  • Add in the egg whites until creamy, then lower the speed to medium and add in the sour cream, buttermilk and vanilla until smooth.
  • Sift together the whole wheat pastry flour, oat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • On the lowest speed setting add in the flour until just combined.
  • Add in half the batter to your baking pan, add half the walnut mixture to the batter, then spoon the remaining batter over the walnuts.
  • Top with the remaining walnut mixture and bake for 30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.


Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 289mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword: Healthy Sour Cream Coffee Cake