Seasonal Fruit Filled Crumb Cake

Seasonal Fruit Filled Crumb Cake
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Have family and friends over for the first viewing of your wedding pictures and serve this delicious crumb cake — made from your leftover wedding cake — to make it all the more nostalgic.

Click here to see What to Do with Leftover Wedding Cake

8
Servings
700
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the crumb cake

  • 1/3  Cup  brown sugar
  • 1/3  Cup  granulated sugar
  • 1  Teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  Cup  melted butter
  • 1 3/4  Cup  all-purpose flour
  • 3  Cups  cubed wedding cake, icing removed
  • 1  Cup  fruit compote (recipe below)

For the fruit compote

  • 2  Cups  chopped fruit or berries
  • 1/2  Cup  sugar
  • 1/4  Cup  water
  • Pinch of  grated lemon zest

Directions

For the crumb cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

To make the streusel topping, combine the first 5 ingredients together in a bowl and set aside. Add the cubed cake to a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Spread the fruit compote over cake and top with the streusel topping.

Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or till toothpick comes out clean when inserted near the center.

For the fruit compote

In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients and cook over medium-low heat until fruit has become soft and most of the liquid has evaporated. Taste and add more sugar if needed. Can be stored in an airtight jar for up to 10 days.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
18g
26%
Sugar
34g
38%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Carbohydrate, by difference
126g
97%
Protein
10g
22%
Vitamin A, RAE
14µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
19mg
25%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
258mg
26%
Choline, total
70mg
16%
Fiber, total dietary
16g
64%
Folate, total
148µg
37%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
24mg
8%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
139mg
20%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
33µg
60%
Sodium, Na
394mg
26%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
86g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Fruit Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Fruit Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

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