New York Style Crumb Cake | Crunchy Creamy Sweet

New York Style Crumb Cake Recipe

New York Style Crumb Cake - moist and fluffy cake with crunchy crumb topping. Perfect dessert with a cup of tea or coffee.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword New York Style Crumb Cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 442 kcal
Author Anna


  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter , room temperature
  • 3/4 c granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 c sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter , melted, slightly cooled
  • 1/4 c light brown sugar
  • 1/4 c granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp molasses
  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 8"x8" square baking pan. Set aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter for 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar and cream until fluffy and light.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add vanilla and mix well.
  6. Add dry ingredients alternating with sour cream.
  7. Mix well. Batter will be thick.
  8. Spread the batter in prepared pan.
  9. !to make the topping:
  10. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together both sugars, molasses, cinnamon and salt. Add melted butter and stir. Add flour and stir until it all comes together. It will looks like a thick dough.
  11. Breaking it into pieces with your fingers, sprinkle the topping over the cake.
  12. Bake the cake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan.
Nutrition Facts
New York Style Crumb Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 442 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 90mg30%
Sodium 179mg8%
Potassium 140mg4%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 33g37%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 635IU13%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.