Old Fashioned Crumb Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Traci Jeff Poole2


Top Review by DeeVaFoodie

Very good! We really liked this crumb cake. The recipe is very easy and no-fuss. There is lots of crumb topping, very crumbly, but we loved it! Made for Bargain Basement Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and grease an 8" baking pan; line pan with parchment paper and lightly oil.
  2. Mix shortening, sugar, and 2 cups of flours until it is crumbly and fine.
  3. Reserve 3/4 of this mixture and set off to side.
  4. Sift the rest of the flour and add to it the baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  5. Combine the crumb mixture.
  6. Add the egg and milk, mixing well.
  7. Pour into prepared pan.
  8. Take the reserved crumbs and sprinkle it on top of the cake.
  9. Bake in oven for 35 - 40 minutes.

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