New York Crumb Cake

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Recipe: New York Crumb Cake

Summary: New York Crumb Cake is quite a popular item! Crumbly and sweet, this cake is the perfect partner for a good cup of coffee. 

Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons canola oil, plus more for pan
    • 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 large egg
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
    • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting

Instructions

  1. Place rack in center of oven, and heat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly brush a 9-by-12 1/2-inch baking pan with canola oil, dust with flour, and tap to remove excess. Set aside. In a medium bowl, sift together 1 1/2 cups flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a second bowl, whisk together egg, milk, canola oil, and vanilla. Using a rubber spatula, fold dry ingredients into egg mixture.
  2. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan, and set aside. 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.
  3. Transfer pan to oven, and bake, rotating pan after 10 minutes. Continue baking until a cake tester comes out clean, about 10 minutes more.
  4. 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.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 15

Recipe adapted from and Photo courtesy of: MarthaStewart.com

 

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