Are you ready for fall baking? Cinnamon Apple Crumb Cake is the perfect dessert for crisp weather coming up. If you are not a big fan of pumpkin treat, then you must try this coffee cake loaded with apples and crunchy brown sugar-cinnamon streusel crumbs, drizzled with apple cider glaze.
Being a food blogger is not such a simple thing as many of my friends think it is. This time I’m not talking about the usual problems that happen in the kitchen like an unsuccessful frosting of a perfectly backed cupcake or the filling is thin for the 1000. time even though you did everything by the book.
The thing I’m talking about is the reputation that doesn’t allow you any mistakes. My friends, sitting with a dessert, usually say “Oh, Vera, this is simply fantastic! You always succeed in everything you try. I could never do that, and so it’s better that I come to your place for a sweet bite like this”
CINNAMON APPLE CRUMB CAKE
For cinnamon streusel crumb:
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup butter -melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 large (or 2 small) tart apples-peeled and chopped
For the cake:
4 Tablespoons butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
For apple cider glaze:
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 -2 Tablespoons apple cider
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Grease 8 inch springform pan and line the bottom with parchment paper, set aside.
To make cinnamon streusel crumb in a bowl, whisk together dry ingredient, add melted butter and vanilla and stir until the mixture is evenly moist, set aside.
To make the cake in a large bowl, cream together 4 tbsp butter with 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy, add egg and beat well, then add vanilla and sour cream and beat again.
In another bowl, stir together 1 cup flour, baking soda, salt, and baking powder and add to the butter mixture, stir until just combined.
Spread half the batter at the bottom of the pan ( it will be very thin layer). Spread the apple chunks evenly over the batter, then sprinkle about 1 cup of the cinnamon streusel crumbs over the apples. Spread the remaining batter over the crumbs and on top spread the rest of the cinnamon streusel.
Bake 35-40 minutes or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
Before remove the ring of springform pan run a thin knife around the cake.
To make the glaze whisk together powdered sugar with apple cider and drizzle over the cake.