Crumb Cake

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mary Armstrong


My mom worked as a cook and baker at a railroad camp in the early 1900's. When she got married and had us kids she baked it for us!


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35 Min



  • 2 c
    sifted cake flour
  • 2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c

  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    sifted cake flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 c

How to Make Crumb Cake


  1. Rub flour, sugar and shortening. (Part 1), together until crumbly. Reserve 1/2 cup to sprinkle over the top of the cake.
  2. Mix ingredients of part two thoroughly. Spread in greased cake pan, sprinkle with reserved crumbs.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.

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