How To Make Crumb Cake In A Jar: Easy Recipe

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Do you want to know how to make crumb cake in a jar? If so you’re in luck. Today we have an easy and simple recipe for you to follow. This recipe is perfect for those who want to make crumb cake in a jar without all of the hassle.

How To Make Crumb Cake

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What Is A Crumb Cake

A crumb cake is a type of cake that is made with a streusel topping. The streusel topping is made with flour, sugar, and butter, and it is usually baked on top of the cake. Crumb cakes are often served for breakfast or as a snack cake.

Where Does Crumb Cake Originate From?

Crumb cakes are believed to have originated in Germany, and the first recorded recipe for a crumb cake was in an English cookbook from 1796. The cake became popular in the United States in the 19th century.

Crumb cakes are often made with a yellow cake or a sponge cake base, but other flavors of cake can be used as well.

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Making Cake In A Jar

One popular way to make crumb cake is to bake it in a jar. This method allows you to layer the cake and streusel topping, and it makes it easy to transport.

Best Jars For Crumb Cake?

There are many different types of jars that can be used for crumb cake. Mason jars are a popular option, but any type of jar will work.

INGREDIENTS FOR CRUMB CAKE IN A JAR

For The Cake Mixture

  • 1/2 Cup Flour – it’s best to use is all-purpose, but you could also use gluten-free 1-to-1 baking flour.
  • 1./2 tsp Baking powder – to help the cake rise.
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda – to create a fluffy cake.
  • 1/4 tsp Salt – to balance out the sweetness
  • 1/2 cup Butter – I use unsalted, but you could also use melted coconut oil.
  • 1/2 cup Sugar – I used granulated, but you could also use light brown sugar.
  • Egg 1 – Use a large egg.
  • 1/3 Cup Sour cream – This adds richness, moistness, and body to the cake.
  • 1/4 Cup Milk – I used whole milk, but you could also use almond milk.
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract – Use a good quality vanilla extract for the best flavor.

For The Crumble Topping

  • 1 1/4 Cup Flour – All-purpose flour.
  • 1/2 Cup Brown sugar – Brown sugar is great for the crumble topping.
  • 1/4 Cup White Sugar – Regular White sugar.
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon – Optional, but it adds a nice flavor
  • .1/2 Cup Butter – Unsalted is best.
  • 1/2 tsp Salt – To balance out the sweetness.
all ingredients

HOW TO MAKE A CRUMB CAKE IN A JAR

Prepare all the ingredients. Add in the bowl flour, baking powder, soda, salt. Mix.

add all dried ingredients into the bowl

In the other bowl add the butter, sugar and egg. Mix. Add sour cream, milk, vanilla and whisk again.

add all wet ingredients into the other bowl

Add the dry ingredients and mix. This is the batter and can be poured into your cooking Jar.

mix all ingredients into the bowl

How To Make Crumble Topping

Combine all the ingredients for the crumble topping and rub until you have crumbs.

grind into crumble

Fill the jars with the cake batter and sprinkle the crumble on top.

add the dough and cumbles into the jar

Bake in the oven at 190 degrees for 35 minutes.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar

You can sprinkle icing sugar on top before serving if you wish.

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Is Crumb Cake and Crumble cake The Same Thing?

The terms crumb cake and crumble cake are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference between the two.

A crumb cake has a streusel topping that is made with flour, sugar, and butter. A crumble cake has a topping that is made with fruit and oats.

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What can I Serve With Crumb Cake?

Crumb Cake is often served with coffee or tea. It can also be served with milk or ice cream.

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What is another name for crumb cake?

Streuselkuchen  is another name for crumb cake. It is a German word that means “streusel cake.” Classic crumb cakes originated from Germany as flat cakes with a sweet crumb topping referred to as streusel, which became a trademark ingredient in American-style crumb cakes.

Enjoy this tasty recipe. it will be a real crowd pleasers.

crumble cake in a jar
Yield: 4

How To Make Crumb Cake In A Jar

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

The Delicious Crumb Cake In a Jar

Ingredients

  • Pie:
  • Flour 0, 5 cup
  • Baking powder 0.5 tsp
  • Soda 0.5 tsp
  • Salt 0.25 tsp
  • Butter 0.5 cup
  • Sugar 0.5 cup
  • Egg 1
  • Sour cream 0.3 cup
  • Milk 0, 25 cup
  • Vanilla 2 tsp
  • Crumble:
  • Flour 1.25 cup
  • Brown sugar 0.5 cup
  • Sugar 0, 25 cup
  • Cinnamon 2 tsp
  • Salt 0.5 tsp
  • Butter 0.5 cup

Instructions

Prepare all the ingredients. Add in the bowl flour, baking powder, soda, salt. Mix.

In the other bowl add the butter, sugar and egg. Mix.

Add sour cream, milk, vanilla and whisk again.

Add the dry ingredients and mix.

Grind everything for crumble into crumbs.

Fill the jars with dough, sprinkle crumble on top. Bake in the oven at 190 degrees for 35
minutes.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 794Total Fat: 51gSaturated Fat: 31gTrans Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 179mgSodium: 893mgCarbohydrates: 80gFiber: 2gSugar: 48gProtein: 7g

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