Crumb Cakes or Streuselkuchen can be found in many European Countries. It is believed to be of German Origin. Depending on the Season it can be topped with fruits of you choice. Very popular are plums, cherries or sour cherries. No matter what topping, we truly love it.
- 175g butter, soft
- 175g sugar
- 4 eggs
- 400g flour
- 3tsp baking powder
- 1,5tsp cinnamon
- 1,5kg apples
- 200g flour
- 100g sugar
- 1/2tsp cinnamon
- 150g butter
-Preheat oven to 350F/180C.
-Grease a 9×13 baking dish (23x32cm). (That’s the baking dish I used, but it can be larger)
-Whisk butter until foamy. Mix in sugar then add eggs one at a time.
-Mix together flour, cinnamon and baking powder, sift and mix into the wet ingredients.
-Spread into prepared baking dish.
-Peel apples and cut into thin slices. Layer onto the dough.
-For the Streusel: Mix flour, sugar and cinnamon. Add butter in small chunks and mix together until coarse crumbs form. Pour onto apples.
-Bake in preheated 350F/180C oven for about 40-45 minutes or until golden brown.
-Serve dusted with some icing sugar.
–You could add ground nuts to the crumb mix and add raisins to the apples–