Grandmom Elaine's Crumb Cake

Grandmom Elaine's Crumb Cake Recipe

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Lauren Conforti


This recipe is from my mother-in-law. She had added it to a hometown recipe book that was published for a fundraiser. "The Art of Cooking in Egg Harbor City" (NJ). No date is on the book, so I don't know exactly when it was printed. I've written the directions exactly as she had them listed. :)


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  • CAKE:

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 2
    eggs, separated
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp

  • 4 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    sugar (2 brown & 2 white)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Grandmom Elaine's Crumb Cake


  1. Combine butter, brown & white sugar, and cinnamon to make crumbs. Set aside and make the cake.
  2. Cream butter, then gradually add sugar, then add the egg yolks.
  3. Mix alternately with milk and sifted dry ingredients.
  4. Add vanilla and lastly fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
  5. Pour batter and sprinkle on crumbs.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven, at 350 degrees, for 35 minutes.

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About Grandmom Elaine's Crumb Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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