Almond Crumb Cake Recipe

This tasty Almond Crumb Cake is great as a sweet treat in the morning, with a cup of coffee, or as a light dessert. 


FOR THE CRUMB TOPPING: – 1/2 cup (60g) all-purpose flour – 1/4 cup (50g) firmly packed light brown sugar – 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 3 tablespoons (42g) unsalted butter, softened – 3 tablespoons sliced almond FOR THE CAKE: – 1 & 1/2 cups (180g) all-purpose flour – 1/2 cup (48g) almond flour – 1 teaspoon baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter, softened – 3/4 cup (150g) granulated sugar – 2 large egg – 1 teaspoon almond extract – 1/2 cup (118ml) milk – 1/4 cup (56g) sour cream

TO TOPPING CRUMB: Heat the oven to 350°F. Grease an 8- or 9-inch square or round baking pan. Prepare parchment paper and grease.* 

Step 1


Mix flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a small bowl. Add butter and mix with a fork or fingers until crumbs form. Refrigerate while making cake batter. 

Step 2

TO MAKE THE CAKE: Mix flour, almond flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. Beat butter and sugar until fluffy with a medium-speed electric mixer. 

Step 3

After adding each egg, mix well. Stir in almond extract. Lower the mixer speed. Add the flour mixture in three portions, alternating with sour cream and milk. Just combine. 

Step 4

Spread batter evenly in the pan. Sprinkle crumb topping on batter. Sprinkle and lightly press sliced almonds over the topping. 

Step 5

Bake 40–45 minutes until the edges are browned and a pick inserted into the centre comes out clean. After cooling in the pan on a wire rack, serve the cake. 

Step 6

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