Sugar and cinnamon make a perfectly delectable topping for this any-occasion dessert recipe.




  • Heat oven to 325°F.

  • Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

  • Beat butter and 1 cup of the sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in sour cream and vanilla.

  • Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir into batter until smooth.

  • Spoon half of the batter into pan.Combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar, the cinnamon and nuts (if using) in a small bowl. Sprinkle 2/3 of it over the batter. Top with remaining batter and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar mixture.

  • Bake at 325°F for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm.