November 17, 2009

Cranberry Crumb Cake


I did not realize how rude I had been until I read an article about the importance of having an About page on my blog. It was like friends keep visiting and sending tons of gifts to someone they barely know. Cold and rude! 

Now, to all my dear buddies who have been reading my blog, please accept my sincere apology. Here is me. Nice to know you too!

(makes a 9" cake)
Ingredients:
1 cup buttermilk
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour

1 tbsp cinnamon
1 cup white sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 stick unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small cubes
2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9" cake pan.

In a measuring cup, mix together buttermilk, eggs and vanilla. Set aside.

In a food process/blender, combine flour, cinnamon, sugar, baking powder and salt. Blend in butter cubes until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Remove 1 cup of the
mixture for the topping later.

Add milk mixture to the flour mixture. Stir until just combined. Gently fold in cranberries.

Pour batter into the greased cake pan.

To make topping. Melt the remaining 2 tbsp butter and drizzle over the reserved flour mixture. Mix together with a fork until it's crumbly.

Sprinkle the crumbs over the top of the batter.

Place in the oven and bake until very lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 60 - 75 mins. Place on a wire rack to cool.

35 comments:

Anncoo said...

This is a beautiful and delicious cake and will bookmark this. Thank you :D

Cajun Chef Ryan said...

Perfectly presented and wonderful crumb cake!

Divina Pe said...

Wonderful cake. I just hope there's cranberries here. :)

Patty said...

lululu! Thanks so much for sharing more about you and your passions! You are gorgeous - it is no wonder why Ethan is so beautiful! Also, your Cranberry Crumb Cake is a appetizing reminder that the holiday season is in full swing! Thank you for sharing!

My Little Space said...

The cake looks so scrumptious lol! Already mouthwatering. Well done, girl!

wasabi prime said...

Season-perfect cake! And no worries for adding the "About" page only recently -- just think, up until now, you've been a fabulous mystery woman! ;)

Lyndsey said...

Looks beautiful. Perfect time to make this!

Joy said...

oh Lululu this cake is beautiful! MMmmm i love cranberries they always make me think of the holidays :)

Donna-FFW said...

Pretty picture of you below:)

This crumb cake sounds delicious and I would love a slice with my coffee. Perfect for a holiday gift as well.

Paz said...

Yum! Love your cake!

Paz

Chef Tom said...

This recipe sounds delish! Would go great with my morning coffee. I am going to test this out on Thanksgiving with my family.

Angie's Recipes said...

This crumb cake looks awesome! The picture is perfect!

Lisa said...

This is SO beautiful and it looks scrumptious!

MaryMoh said...

This looks so delicious and beautiful. I love cranberries. I love all the crumbs on top. Thanks for sharing.

pigpigscorner said...

The crumbs look really good on the cake! yum yum!

myblissfulbites said...

What a beautiful cake for fall. I have some extra cranberries laying around and might need to try this recipe. Crumb cakes are up there on my list of favorites. Great learning more about you!

KennyT said...

:) Let's dinner in Central this weekend! Bring Ethan along! LOL

CheapAppetite said...

Hey Lululu, I'm glad to finally get to know you. I have been wonder who you are for a while now, but i thought you want to keep your privacy. And I definitely respect that. Anyway, I'm glad you finally write about yourself. The crumb cake looks great. It's good to see someone use fresh cranberry for a change.

Cheah said...

Awesome pic. Beautiful cake. We only get to buy dried cranberries.

Diana Bauman said...

What a beautiful cake! Well done!

Fresh Local and Best said...

This is such a beautiful cake! The colors remind me so much of Christmas, and the crumbs are reminiscent of fluffy snow. Stunning! Great job!

Mother Rimmy said...

What a pretty cake! I've saved this for the holidays.:)

penny aka jeroxie said...

What a lovely cake. Nice one sweetie!

alison said...

wonderful!!!

Tasty Eats At Home said...

Yum, I could eat up this cake.

Stephanie Stearns Dulli said...

oh my GOD!~ I'm so glad you popped by my little world because I MUST MAKE THIS NOW! Wow. This looks divine, and although I am certain mine won't be as pretty I sure hope it tastes as good as this looks. I am loving your blog!

Chow and Chatter said...

awesome cake and fab info and pic on you love it

Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction said...

Gorgeous cake... I'd love a slice of this for breakfast!

My Man's Belly said...

Looks like the perfect accompaniment for a cup of coffee.

Reiko said...

I love crumb cake and this is so beautiful. Cranberry makes this cake perfect for this season!

Andrea@WellnessNotes said...

Awesome cake!

Nicole (Making Good Choices) said...

This cake is gorgeous! And I did not know about the importance of having a me section - I guess I'll have to make one! :) BTW that was me in the wedding pictures on my blog - thanks for the compliment :)

wasabi prime said...

Holiday-perfect! I would enjoy a slice of this with coffee on a chilly morning.

the ungourmet said...

Such a wonderful cake! I love the topping!

sowmya.s said...

I made a peach crumb recently..this one looks awesome..