Apple Crisp Crumb Cake Recipe

Apple Crisp Crumb Cake Recipe

How To Make Apple Crisp Crumb Cake

The classic New York crumb cake and the traditional apple crisp get together in one dessert with this recipe. The result is a sweet and buttery treat.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



For Apple Crisp Crumb Topping:

  • cupsugar
  • cupdark brown sugar
  • ¾tspcinnamon,ground
  • tsptable salt
  • 8tbspunsalted butter,melted and still warm
  • cupscake flour
  • 1fuji apple,diced
  • 2tspcinnamon
  • ¾cupregular oats

For Cake:

  • cupscake flour
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • ¼tsptable salt
  • 6tbspunsalted butter,¾ stick, cut into small pieces, softened
  • 1largeegg
  • 1largeegg yolk
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • cupbuttermilk
  • 1Fuji apple,diced
  • 2tspcinnamon
  • 2tbspbrown sugar


Apple Crisp Crumb Topping:

  1. Add sugar, dark brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and butter into a bowl.

  2. Whisk together and add in cake flour until combined. Form into a dough ball.

  3. In a second bowl add the apple, cinnamon, oats and stir.

  4. Let sit while making the cake.

Crumb Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

  2. Use baking spray or butter and flour a cheesecake or cake pan.

  3. In a stand mixer, add flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.

  4. On low speed, add butter in pieces.

  5. Mix for 1 to 2 minutes, or until you no longer see the butter and the mixture looks like a crumble.

  6. Add in the remaining cake ingredients: egg, egg yolk, vanilla, buttermilk, apple, cinnamon and brown sugar.

  7. Mix for 1 to 2 minutes until light and fluffy.

  8. Pour and spread cake batter into greased baking pan.

  9. Take the topping dough and break apart into chunks about the size of marbles over the dough in a uniform pattern.

  10. Spoon over the apple topping over the crumbles.

  11. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a knife is inserted and comes out clean.


  • Calories: 393.99kcal
  • Fat: 15.31g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.54g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 58.84g
  • Fiber: 2.85g
  • Sugar: 23.65g
  • Protein: 5.68g
  • Cholesterol: 66.76mg
  • Sodium: 123.30mg
  • Calcium: 43.56mg
  • Potassium: 148.28mg
  • Iron: 3.25mg
  • Vitamin A: 127.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.11mg
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