Crumb Cake Recipe | Eggless Crumb Coffee Cake Muffins

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Crumb cake is a soft and moist coffee cake made with sour cream and curd. It is topped with a layer of crunchy and crumbly cinnamon streusel.

The cake has a warm but sharp taste. The base of the cake is moist and melts in the mouth, while the streusel topping adds a beautiful crunch and bite to the cake.

The cake is really easy to make requiring only minimal ingredients. Enjoy a warm piece of this cake as a dessert or as breakfast with a hot cup of coffee.

This recipe was submitted by Anita Dave as part of our Eggless Baking Recipe Contest.

To make Crumb Cake at home follow the detailed step by step recipe posted below.

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Recipe Info



Cuisine: American

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Nutrition (per serving)



Carbohydrates: 33g

Protein: 4g

Ingredients For Crumb Cake Recipe

For the Crumb Topping

  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

For the Cake

  • 1.5 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Plain Curd
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Step By Step Instructions for Crumb Cake Recipe

  • To prepare the crumb topping, mix brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon powder and salt in a bowl.

  • Add melted butter and whisk to blend the ingredients.

  • Add the all purpose flour and mix it with a fork to create a crumbly mixture. Set the topping aside.

  • To prepare the cake, beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl till the mixture becomes light and fluffy.

  • Add curd, sour cream, milk and vanilla essence to the bowl and blend them together.

  • Separately mix all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture by the spoonful, slowly blending till all the mixture is incorporated.

  • Transfer the batter to a greased baking tray for making a cake or in a muffin tray for making muffins. Sprinkle the prepared topping evenly over the batter.

  • Bake the cake/muffins in a preheated oven at 180 C or 350 F for around 40 minutes. The topping will be crisp and golden brown in color.

  • Crumb Cake is ready. Let it cool completely on a wire rack before serving.

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Crumb Cake Recipe | Eggless Crumb Coffee Cake Muffins

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