How to Make Crumb Cake Using a Cake Mix


A crumb cake has this name because of the use of a crumb topping and the slightly crumbly texture of the cake itself. Many crumb cakes pair well with a brunch or serve as a sweet snack option. By using a cake mix, you can cut down significantly on the amount of work necessary to make a crumb cake. You simply have to partially bake the cake mix, add a crumb topping and then finish baking to have a delicious cake.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 ½ tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 2 bowls
  • Mixing spoon
  • 9-by-13 baking pan
  • Mix the cake mix according to the box's directions.

  • Pour the cake mix into a 9x13 baking pan and bake for 20 minutes at the temperature indicated on the box.

  • Mix all of the other ingredients together in a bowl.

  • Remove the cake mix cake from the oven and cover with the crumb mixture.

  • Return to oven and bake for 20 more minutes.

  • Take the crumb cake out of the oven and serve hot.

Related Searches


  • "Betty Crocker Ultimate Cake Mix Cookbook: Create Sweet Magic from a Mix (Betty Crocker Books)"; Betty Crocker Editors; 2004
  • "Cake Keeper Cakes: 100 Simple Recipes for Extraordinary Bundt Cakes, Pound Cakes, Snacking Cakes and Other Good-To-The-Last-Crumb Treats"; Lauren Chattman; 2009
  • "The Cake Mix Doctor Returns!: With 160 All-New Recipes"; Anne Byrn; 2009
  • "101 Things to Do with a Cake Mix"; Stephanie Ashcraft; 2002
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