Blueberry Crumb Cake

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recipe by Dave L https://getdrop.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    717

Crumb cake recipe with blueberry (or other fruit) jam. From Martha Stewart Living.

Inspired by: https://www.marthastewart.com/1129551/new-york-style-crumb-cake

recipe updated Sep 26, 2019

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    1.25 cups (288g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    about ¾ cup (173g)
  • Cake flour icon
    Cake flour
    6 cups (662g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    1.67 cups (341g)
  • Dark brown sugar icon
    Dark brown sugar
    about ¾ cup (130g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1.5 tsp (4g)
  • Coarse grey sea salt icon
    Coarse grey sea salt
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    about ½ teaspoon (2g)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    x 2 (about 100g)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    x 2 (about 40g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1 tsp (5ml)
  • Cultured lowfat buttermilk icon
    Cultured lowfat buttermilk
    ¾ cup (161ml)
  • Jam icon
    Jam
    1 cup (about 336g)
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Baking pan - 13 x 9"
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl

Step preview

  1. Add cake flour, granulated sugar, dark brown sugar, ground cinnamon and coarse grey sea salt to a clean medium bowl
  2. Mix briefly until just combined
  3. Pour unsalted butter into the topping
  4. Mix until coarse crumbs form then set aside
  5. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  6. Grease a clean baking pan then set aside
  7. Add cake flour, baking soda and coarse grey sea salt to a clean medium bowl
  8. Whisk together then set aside
  9. Add unsalted butter and granulated sugar to a clean stand mixer bowl
  10. Beat until light and fluffy - approx 2 min, medium speed
  11. Mix in egg and egg yolk to the batter one by one
  12. Mix in vanilla extract to the batter
  13. Mix in one third of dry ingredients to batter
  14. Mix in cultured lowfat buttermilk to the batter
  15. Mix in one third of dry ingredients to batter
  16. Mix in cultured lowfat buttermilk to the batter
  17. Mix in the rest of dry ingredients to batter
  18. Beat until well combined
  19. Spoon batter into baking pan
  20. Spread evenly
  21. Spread with jam
  22. Transfer topping to baking pan
  23. Bake until golden brown - approx 1 hr, 160°C
  24. Let cool slightly on round wire rack - approx 15 min
  25. Dust with powdered sugar
  26. Serve
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