I love sweets. I am however missing them right now, but that isn’t stopping my husband from whipping up some delicious recipes in the kitchen. This week, he made a Strawberry Coffee Cake Crumble.
I am a huge fan of coffee cakes. I love having them with a cup of tea mid-morning or after dinner as a dessert. They are really delicious and easy to make. My husband had the idea to add some fresh strawberries to the cake, and although I was a bit hesitant, however, it turned out fantastic. Moist, and tasty. I was able to try a small piece and when it didn’t affect my gestational diabetes numbers – I was able to enjoy a couple of small pieces with a jam-packed protein filled dinner, and my belly was happy.
- 2 1/4 cups flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3/4 tablespoons baking soda
- 1 1/4 sugar
- 1 cup buttermilk
- Two eggs
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 pint of strawberries
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a bundt cake pan very well.
- Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda in a large bowl. Cut butter into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve about 3/4 butter crumbs.
- Stir buttermilk, strawberries and eggs into remaining crumbs until batter is just combined.
- Sprinkle reserved butter crumbs evenly in cake pan.
- Add cake batter and spread evenly.
- Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 30 – 35 mins.
- Let cake thoroughly cool before running a rubber spatula around the middle and sides.
- Flip, pull, drizzle your favourite icing over the top, cut and eat! Mmm. So delicious!
A few of my kids even enjoyed a few slices of this delicious cake. Although, my husband and I wanted to keep it to ourselves as it didn’t make my blood sugar levels skyrocket – so it was nice to have a little treat to eat that I enjoyed.
You can top this cake with any icing you wish or just leave it without icing. It’s perfect both ways. How delicious does that strawberry look inside? I love being able to use fresh fruit in recipes, and it was the star of the dish – it was my absolute favourite part! So sweet, and delicious.
Yum, Yum, Yum. This cake may take over as my favourite. It’s light, moist and full of flavour and with a cup of tea – it does the trick!
What is your favourite kind of cake?