Apple Crumble Coffeecake

Layers of apples inside and on top give extra moistness to this scrumptious cake.

Makes 12 servings.

Variety Tip: For best results, use Ontario Cortland, Crispin, Golden Delicious, Idared, Jonagold, Northern Spy, or Spartan apples


1/2 cup all-purpose flour 125 mL
1/3 cup packed brown sugar 75 mL
1/4 cup butter 50 mL
Apple Filling:
4 cups sliced peeled Ontario apples 1 L
1/3 cup packed brown sugar 75 mL
1 tsp cinnamon 5 mL
Cake Batter:
2/3 cup butter 150 mL
1/2 cup granulated sugar 125 mL
3 eggs 3
1 tsp vanilla 5 mL
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 300 mL
1 1/2 tsp baking powder 7 mL
1/2 tsp salt 2 mL


Before you begin: Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C)

Prepare topping: 
In small bowl, combine flour and brown sugar, blend in butter to form small crumbs.

Prepare apple filling:
In large bowl, combine sliced apples, brown sugar and cinnamon.

Prepare batter:
In large bowl with electric mixer, cream butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time; beat in vanilla. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into creamed mixture just until combined.

Spread half of batter in greased 9-inch (23 cm) springform pan or square baking pan. Spoon half of apples over batter. Repeat with remaining batter and apples. Sprinkle topping over apples.

Bake in a 350°F (180°C) for 60 to 70 minutes or until tester inserted in center comes out clean.