Strawberry Coffee Cake Crumble

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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.

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a bundt cake pan very well.
  2. 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.
  3. Stir buttermilk, strawberries and eggs into remaining crumbs until batter is just combined.
  4. Sprinkle reserved butter crumbs evenly in cake pan.
  5. Add cake batter and spread evenly.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 30 – 35 mins.
  7. Let cake thoroughly cool before running a rubber spatula around the middle and sides.
  8. 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?

16 Comments

  • Reply Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle February 12, 2018 at 12:20 pm

    That sounds delicious. I love a good coffee cake. There’s a flavor and texture in them that you can’t beat in any other dessert.

  • Reply robin rue February 12, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    Giiirl, you know that the way to my heart is through my stomach, right? I NEED to make this coffee cake! YUM.

  • Reply Christie February 12, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day! A perfect start to your morning: cup of coffee with your significant other and a slice of this delicious-looking cake!

  • Reply Shell February 12, 2018 at 2:06 pm

    This looks delicious! I’ll have to give it a try.

  • Reply Melissa Chapman February 12, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    That coffee cake ;ooks so good i would be willing to spend some of my few calories on that. I love that you used fresh strawberries so this seems even better.

  • Reply brianne February 12, 2018 at 9:35 pm

    Strawberry coffee cake sounds super delicious! I so need to make this!

  • Reply Rosey February 12, 2018 at 9:40 pm

    That’s definitely a good looking cake. I do love that you added strawberry to it!

  • Reply Claudia Krusch February 12, 2018 at 9:58 pm

    The cake sounds soooo good! Perfect combination of flavors! Yummmmm! Can’t wait to make it!

  • Reply Kelly Stilwell February 12, 2018 at 10:40 pm

    I just love coffee cake, in any flavor! Strawberries are one of my weaknesses, so I’ll have to try this recipe!

  • Reply Kelly Reci February 12, 2018 at 10:52 pm

    I love coffee cake as it is. The fact that this one’s got a strawberry flair to it?! Yes, please! I’ll definitely be taking seconds!

  • Reply sa February 12, 2018 at 11:19 pm

    This is a really awesome treat. Strawberry cake is on of my favorites.

  • Reply Heather February 13, 2018 at 12:32 am

    This sounds dreamy with a cup of coffee. My husband and I don’t get out on as many dates as we’d like, but we really enjoy sitting on the front porch and reconnecting. This will be perfect.

  • Reply Toni | Boulder Locavore February 13, 2018 at 3:54 am

    This is such a great day starter! I will definitely try this for breakfast one of these days!

  • Reply Our Family World February 13, 2018 at 4:28 am

    Oh my! That slice of cake looks really delicious! I agree that using fresh fruit in baking makes the difference. I will have to try your recipe. This would be great because I can use not only strawberries but any other fruit in season!

  • Reply AnnMarie John February 13, 2018 at 4:56 am

    It looks lovely and I’m glad you went with adding the fresh strawberries. It’s the perfect cake with your favorite cup of coffee or tea during a lazy afternoon! I love it.

  • Reply Kiwi February 14, 2018 at 6:17 am

    I love this look good. I never had a strawberry version of this!

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