Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Crumb Cake

brown sugar cinnamon crumb cake
Diana Rattray
    55 min
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A buttery cinnamon  brown sugar topping makes this moist and delicious crumb cake extra special. It's an easy cake to prepare and bake and a nice cake that will brighten any morning.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, 9 ounces
  • 1 2/3 cups light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon additional butter, for the topping crumbs
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1/2 cup additional flour, about 2 1/4 ounces
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup milk

How to Make It

  1. Grease and flour a 9-inch square baking pan. Heat the oven to 350 F (180 C/Gas 4).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine sifted flour, brown sugar and 1/2 cup of butter until crumbly.
  3. Put 1/2 cup of the crumb mixture in a small bowl and cut in the additional 1 tablespoon of butter. Set aside for topping.
  4. To the crumb mixture in mixing bowl add the beaten egg, additional 1/2 cup of flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and milk. Blend well with electric mixer on low speed. Spread the batter evenly in a greased 8-inch or 9-inch square pan.
  5. Sprinkle the reserved crumbs over the batter and bake for 35 to 40 minutes,or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Cool and slice into squares.

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