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German Crumb Cake or Streuselkuchen is one of the most popular and easiest to make German baked goods. With just a handful of ingredients (and no yeast!), you can have this cake ready to serve about in 45 minutes. #cheerfulcook #Germany #baking #Streuselkuchen #crumbcake ♡ cheerfulcook.com


A deliciously light and airy cake with a layer of jam that is topped with creamy-buttery crumbs and crunchy sliced almonds.
Course Baked Goods
Cuisine German
Keyword easy baking
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 527kcal
Author Maike



Crumb Topping


  • Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Making The Batter

  • Use a hand mixer with the whisk attachment (or a stand mixer and the paddle attachment) to cream butter and sugar at medium-high speed. Add eggs and vanilla extract and continue to beat on medium speed until the batter is smooth and creamy.
  • Add the flour, the baking soda and the salt. to the batter and turn the mixer back to medium speed. Beat until all the ingredients have been well combined. The batter should be thick and creamy.
  • Pour the batter onto the baking sheet and spread it evenly.
  • Spread your favorite preserve, jam or marmalade over the batter.

Making The Streusel

  • Combine flour, sugar, and melted butter. Use your hand mixer and combine until the dough turns into crumbs
  • Layer the sweet crumb topping over the preserve spread and top with sliced almonds.
  • Bake the Streuselkuchen for 25 minutes at 350° Fahrenheit. Use a toothpick to check the doneness. If the toothpick comes out clean, remove the cake from the oven.


Calories: 527kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 662IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg