CRUMB CAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • Crumb Cake
  • For the crumbs
  • 1/3 c sugar
  • 1/3 c dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 t cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and warm
  • 1 3/4 c cake flour
  • For the cake
  • 1 1/4 c cake flour
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/4 t baking soda
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, soft and cool, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 egg plus one yolk
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1/3 c buttermilk

Directions

  • Directions for Crumbs
  • 1. Mix everything but flour together with wisk.
  • 2. Add flour and stir with spatula until it's doughy.
  • 3. Set it aside.
  • Directions for Cake
  • 1. Preheat oven to 325.
  • 2. Line 8 inch square pan with parchment and spray it with cooking spary.
  • 3. Put all dry stuff into mixer bowl.
  • 4. With mixer running on low, add butter one piece at a time.
  • 5. When it looks like moist crumbs, kick the mixer up to medium high add all the wet.
  • 6. Mix for another minute or so until it's light and fluffy.
  • 7. Dump into cake pan. Spread it around evenly with spatula.
  • 8. Using your fingers, break the topping into little large pea sized flavor bombs and sprinkle them onto cake. Note: I said 'sprinkle', not 'smash them into cake'.
  • 9. Bake for 35 - 40 min or until toothpick test passes.
  • 10. Rest for 30 minutes.
  • 11. Blast with powdered sugar before serving if that's your style.

Notes

I found this recipe on this website. I hope you enjoy it like I did. Add slightly more buttermilk for a moister cake.

http://www.doodledee.com/archives/2008/01/12/2330.html

Categories: Cake 

Website Credit: http://www.doodledee.com/archives/2008/01/12/2330.html

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