Mr. Dunderbak’s in Tampa Bay is the place to go for delicious homemade apple streusel. Featuring a German menu, Mr. Dunderbak’s also offers the opportunity to purchase traditional food, beverage and other novelty items, such as steins and glassware from their marketplace.
Here is my apple streusel coffee cake recipe, it is moderately easy to prepare and is a great breakfast or dessert item. The coffee cake is delicious with any of the following variety of fruits, pears, peaches, nectarines or plums.
Recipe serves 15
Things You’ll Need:
– For streusel topping –
• ¾ cup all-purpose flour
• ½ cup packed brown sugar
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 4 tablespoons cold butter or margarine
– For coffee cake –
• 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
• 1½ teaspoons baking powder
• ½ teaspoon baking soda
• ½ teaspoon salt
• 4 – 5 apples
• ¾ cup butter or margarine
• 1½ cups sugar
• 3 large eggs
• 1 cup milk
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 3 cups thinly sliced peeled apples
• small mixing bowl
• medium mixing bowl
• large mixing bowl
• measuring cup
• wooden spoon
• electric mixer
• pie dish
1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
2. Prepare 10 inch baking dish by coating with grease and flour.
3. Prepare apples by peeling and thinly slicing.
4. Prepare cake: In a small bowl add milk and vanilla, with a mixer beat until blended.
5. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
6. In a large bowl, add butter and sugar, with a mixer beat until blended. Once the butter and sugar are well blended, add eggs, one at a time.
7. Combine all ingredients, the milk and vanilla mixture from the small bowl and the flour mixture from the medium bowl into the large bowl. Using a mixer beat on low speed until thoroughly blended.
8. Prepare topping: In a medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter. Blend mixture with fingertips to make coarse crumbs.
9. In baking dish, pour cake batter. Arrange apple slices on top by overlapping them. Sprinkle streusel topping over apples.
10. Bake cake for approximately 1 hour, or until butter knife inserted in center of baking comes out clean.