Looking for simple creative cake then try making these tasty Jam Stuffed Crumb Cakes. This recipe uses yellow cake mix, instant pudding mix, oil, eggs and buttermilk. Then choose your favorite jam to stuff in middle of the crumb cake. Finally sprinkled with easy crumbs topping baked in individually in jumbo muffin pan.
Crumb Cake Ingredients:
Crumb Cake is a favorite cake classic using some supermarket shortcuts, like yellow cake mix and instant pudding mix. By combining these to ingredients helps make a moist crumb cake, without having to measure lots of ingredients. The next Secret ingredient is buttermilk or sour cream could use yogurt as the liquid. By using one of these dairy ingredients as liquid keeps the cake nicely moist and tender. Another key ingredient is using canola oil, rather then butter, to make the cake batter. The oil helps maintains good moisture in the crumb of the cake. Eggs help with leveling and bonding cake together. All these ingredients put together by simply mixing for 2 minutes. Mixing the batter in a bowl using the paddle attachment for stand mixer, or beater attachment with hand mixer.
Crumb Topping Mixture:
Crumb Topping also known as Streusel topping is simple mixture of flour, brown sugar and butter. A supermarket shortcut is to use some of the yellow cake mix and butter. The technique in make crumb topping is to rub the ingredients together with pasty knife or just rub mixture between your fingers until it becomes crumbly. With this recipe it’s used as a topping on cakes.
Select a good jam to use as a stuffing for crumb cake, illustrated in the above photo using homemade plum jam as example. Use a supermarket short cut and buy a jam or preserve of your liking. The jam is dropped by spoonful over crumb cake batter. Try the peach Riesling Jam or Strawberry Riesling Jam as stuffing for crumb cakes.