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Easy Crumb Cake – Gerhild's einfacher Streuselkuchen

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This easy crumb cake has fruit tucked under the crumb toppingThis Einfacher Streuselkuchen was sent in by another Gerhild!

It was the first recipe sent in by another Gerhild (which is my name as well), Gerhild Naggert. It's one of those really easy German recipes that gets passed on through the generations.

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It's similar, but totally different than my Streuselkuchen, especially in the method. So wonderful having a variety of different German foods to present for your Kaffeeklatsch!

Gerhild N. mentions that she prefers to use the blueberries or tart cherries because the resulting cake is moister. Apples work but the cake is not as moist.

Perhaps, not as moist, but delicious, nevertheless! I made the cake above using two apples. Delicious, almost cookie-like. Great with our afternoon coffee. 

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Oma says,

When I made this (photo above) I used 2 apples, peeled and cut into thin slices. I also used a 9x12-inch pan which made the base thinner than the recipe states.

The result was almost cookie-like. Hubby likened it to oatmeal cookies. Not a cake like base at all. But, it was delicious and fit perfectly with our afternoon coffee. I will certainly make this again!


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Easy Crumb Cake - einfacher Streuselkuchen

This easy crumb cake has fruit tucked under the crumb topping. This einfacher Streuselkuchen was sent in by another Gerhild!

It's similar, but totally different than my Streuselkuchen, especially in the method. So wonderful having a variety of different German foods to present for your Kaffeeklatsch!

Prep Time

15 minutes

Bake Time

55 minutes

Total Time

70 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour, all-purpose
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • grated lemon zest (optional)
  • fruit such as fresh or frozen blueberries or tart cherries

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Put flour, baking powder and sugar in a bowl. Add one egg. Cut in cold butter in small pieces on top. Add vanilla and lemon zest.
  3. Mix with cake blender to cut the butter in. Then use your hands to make crumbs.
  4. Put ⅔ of the crumbs into a greased 8x12-inch pan.
  5. Put fruit on top. Put leftover crumbs on top. Sprinkle with sugar and little pieces of butter.
  6. Bake for about 55 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Serve warm with ice cream or cold with whipped cream.

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This easy crumb cake is one of those easy German recipes sent in by another Gerhild. With fruit tucked under the crumb topping, it's so tasty! Great for afternoon coffee break.

Ingredients: all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, butter, egg, vanilla, lemon zest, fruit,

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