New York Crumb Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Courtly

I adopted this recipe from the Recipezaar account. The previous owner said this recipe comes from Martha Stewart. It's a delicious cake!!

Top Review by skat5762

When your toppings are twice the size of the cake itself, you know you've got the classic new york crumb. Very good, and very easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place rack in center of oven, and preheat oven to 325°F Lightly brush a 9-by-12 1/2-inch baking pan with canola oil, dust with flour, and tap to remove excess. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together 1 1/2 cups flour, the granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a second bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, canola oil, and vanilla.
  4. Using a rubber spatula, fold dry ingredients into egg mixture.
  5. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan, and set aside.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine remaining 2 1/2 cups flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  7. Pour melted butter over flour mixture, and toss with a rubber spatula until large crumbs form.
  8. Top batter evenly with crumb topping.
  9. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the cake tests done.
  10. Turn the pan once during baking.
  11. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool.
  12. Dust with confectioners' sugar.
  13. Using a serrated knife or bench scraper, cut into 3-inch squares, and serve. Note: This cake can be stored, refrigerated, in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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