Buttermilk Crumb Cake

Buttermilk Crumb Cake


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This is a delicious and mellow crumb cake with a hint of cinnamon and cloves. It's perfect for brunch or afternoon tea.


Serves: 12 

  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 125g butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup (250ml) buttermilk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly grease a 20x30cm baking pan or casserole dish.
  2. Combine sugar, flour and butter. Use a fork to cut butter in until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside 1/2 cup of this mixture to use as topping.
  3. To the remaining flour mixture, add cinnamon, cloves, bicarb soda and salt. Lightly stir in the buttermilk and egg. Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle cake with reserved topping.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into centre of the cake comes out clean.

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