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Apple Crumb Cakes

You can't beat a classic dessert like these delicious Apple Crumb Cakes with tender apples and a crunchy cinnamon crumb topping!  
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apples, cake, dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 caked
Calories 687kcal
Author Erren

Ingredients

For the topping:

  • 3⁄4 cup brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3⁄4 cup butter melted
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (this keeps the topping from sinking too much into the cake)

For the cake:

  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ sticks butter softened
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1⁄4 cups Buttermilk
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • 4-6 small apples

For the icing:

  • 6 tablespoons softened cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-4 tablespoons warm milk

Instructions

For the topping:

  • Mix both sugars, cinnamon, and salt in medium mixing bowl. Add the warm melted butter and stir to blend.
  • Add flour and mix with a fork until moist clumps form. Set aside.

For the cake:

  • Preheat the oven 350F/170c.
  • Grease 12 section mini loaf or brownie baking pan.
  • In a medium mixing bowl mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Beat the softened butter in large bowl until light.
  • Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs 1 at a time, beating until well blended after each addition.
  • Add buttermilk and vanilla, beat just until blended.
  • Add flour mixture in 3 additions, beating just until blended after each addition.
  • Peel, core, and chop the apples and fold them into the batter.
  • Transfer cake batter evenly to prepared baking pan.
  • Hand squeeze small handfuls of topping together to form small clumps. Drop topping clumps evenly over each cake, covering with a layer of topping.
  • Bake 20-30 minutes or until tester comes out clean and topping is deep golden brown and a little crisp.
  • Cool cake in dish on rack at least 30 minutes.

For the icing:

  • Mix the cream cheese butter, sugar, and vanilla. Add warm milk 1 tablespoon at a time until the glaze reaches desired consistency.
  • Drizzle each cake with icing and enjoy!
  • Makes 12 - 15 cakes

Nutrition

Calories: 687kcal | Carbohydrates: 99g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 628mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 64g | Vitamin A: 1005IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 2.4mg