New York Crumb Cake

Darlene Wade


This is good as a afternoon snack or as an addition to any breakfast


★★★★☆ 3 votes

depending on how small you cut it
20 Min
20 Min


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  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla flavor
  • 1 c
    packed-light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • ·
    confectioners' sugar for dusting

How to Make New York Crumb Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray a 9-by-12 1/2-inch baking pan with Pam, or Pam for baking. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together 1 1/2 cups flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a second bowl, whisk together egg, milk, canola oil, and vanilla. Using a rubber spatula, fold dry ingredients into egg mixture. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan, and set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine remaining 2 1/2 cups flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Pour melted butter over flour mixture, and toss with a rubber spatula until large crumbs form. Sprinkle crumbs over batter. Transfer pan to oven, and bake, rotating pan after 10 minutes. Continue baking until a cake tester comes out clean, about 10 minutes more. Total time should be 20-25 minutes, depending on your ovn.
  5. Transfer baking pan to a wire rack to cool. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Using a serrated knife or bench scraper, cut into 3-inch squares. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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About New York Crumb Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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