Cinnamon Crumb Cake Recipe

cinnamon crumb cakeThis is an easy recipe that takes only minutes to prepare when you have a supply of yellow dough on hand. It works as a dessert, snack, or breakfast. Try it with a cafe noir.

Recommended Equipment:

stand mixer
8 X 8 baking pan

1 unit of yellow dough
3 tbsp melted, unsalted butter
3 tbsp vegetable shortening
2 tbsp unsalted butter
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup sugar
1 tspn cinnamon
1 tspn honey
1/8 tspn salt
2/3 cup all-purpose flour


  1. Grease the 8 X 8 baking pan.
  2. Spread dough over the bottom of the baking pan. You do not need to form a lip.
    dough in the pan
  3. Using a mixer, cream together the shortening, 2 tablespoons of butter, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, honey, and salt.
  4. Add flour and mix in using your hands to form crumbs.
  5. Brush the 3 tablespoons of melted butter over the top of the dough.
  6. Evenly distribute the cinnamon crumb mixture that you have made over the top of the dough.
  7. Set the baking pan in a warm place to proof for at least 1 hour.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  9. Place pan in the center of upper rack and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  10. Let cake cool for 10 minutes then cut and serve.
    crumb cake - just out of the oven

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