Shortcut New York Crumb Cake – yellow cake mix topped with an easy homemade crumb topping. Yellow cake mix, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, butter and cake flour. Super easy to make and tastes great. This cake is OUTRAGEOUSLY good! I could not stop eating it! Great for a crowd. We ate this for breakfast and dessert.
I am not a big fan of sweets, but I could not stop eating this Shortcut New York Crumb Cake. OMG! It was SO good. I couldn’t walk past it without stopping to sneak a bite. This cake is great for breakfast or dessert. Really anytime of the day is just fine to have a piece of this cake!
This recipe is called Shortcut New York Crumb Cake because I used a boxed cake mix for the cake. The cake batter is topped with a quick cinnamon crumb topping. SO easy and SOOOO delicious! The cake will keep for several days. I don’t know exactly how many because it didn’t last long at our house! LOL!
Yield: serves 12
Shortcut New York Crumb Cake
prep time: 10 MINScook time: 30 MINStotal time: 40 mins
1 box yellow cake mix, plus ingredients to make cake
1 tsp vanilla
2⁄3 cup granulated sugar
2⁄3 cup packed brown sugar
1⁄2 tsp salt
1-1/2 tsp cinnamon
16 Tbsp butter, melted and cooled slightly (two sticks)
3-1/2 cups cake flour
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Prepare cake mix according to package directions and add vanilla. Pour into lightly greased and floured 9×13-inch pan.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine granulated sugar, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, butter and cake flour. Mix until combined and crumbly.
Sprinkle crumb mixture over cake, covering completely.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
*Note: I used a box of regular Yellow cake mix, not the butter cake mix.*