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apple crumb coffee cake

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a recipe by
Patty Ward
Cuyahoga Falls, OH

This is a recipe from Esther Brody's Cookbook: 1500 Best Bars, Cookies, Muffins, Cakes and More. It will take me the rest of my life to make everything in here! LOL The picture is from her recipe. If you like coffee cake, this could be right up your alley! Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1
serves 12-16 / Skill Level: Moderate
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For apple crumb coffee cake

  • 1 1/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cold butter, cut into small chunks
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (optional)
  • CAKE
  • 3 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 c
    low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2
    apples (such as golden delicious) peeled, cored, and chopped

How To Make apple crumb coffee cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F 10-inch Bundt pan, greased and floured
  • 2
    PREPARE THE TOPPING: In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon. Use a pastry blender or fork to mix until mixture is coarse and crumbly and the butter is well incorporated. Stir in the nuts and mix well. Set aside.
  • 3
    PREPARE THE CAKE: In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • 4
    In a large mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and yogurt and beat on low speed until well blended.
  • 5
    Spoon 1/2 the batter into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle evenly with 1/4 cup of topping, then the apples, and then 1/2 cup of the crumb topping. Spoon on the remaining batter and top with remaining crumb topping.
  • 6
    Bake in preheated oven for 55-60 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean and dry. Let cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Put a large plate over the top and carefully invert. Remove pan. Place another plate on top of cake and invert so that crumb topping is facing up. Let cool completely.