Old-Fashioned Crumb Cake

augusta georgia southern food

Yield: 16-20 squares

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup sour milk (to make, add 1 teaspoon white vinegar to 1 cup milk)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  1. Blend flour, butter and cinnamon until mixture resembles cornmeal.
  2. Reserve 1 cup flour mixture for top.
  3. Add sugar, nutmeg, salt, egg, sour milk and baking soda. Blend slowly.
  4. Pour into greased 9-inch square baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture on top.
  6. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, or until straw inserted in center comes out clean.

A light, spicy snack cake.