The use of cinnamon in cooking is commonplace even in the countries out there. In the West, cinnamon is more commonly found in desserts, such as stewed fruits that are clove and cinnamon. In his native Sri Lanka, Ceylon cinnamon is widely used for cooking, such as for meat curries; at Imperial North India for a blend of scented rice, Biriyani. Even in India, Ceylon cinnamon is fried until the rolls open, then added tomatoes, yogurt, and onions. Besides, this cinnamon is also used to give a distinctive aroma and flavor to the tea. In our country, cinnamon is more often used as a spice or seasoning of a dish.
How to make Spice Cake with Cinnamon Streusel
Processed cake with a mixture of cinnamon is probably already familiar to us. This time we will discuss how to make the spice cake with a cinnamon streusel that is not complicated and certainly delicious. Let’s look at the following recipe.
- One cup flour
- One cup packed light brown sugar
- One tbs cinnamon
- ½ cup cold butter
- One cup chopped pecans
- 2/3 cup butter and softened
- Two cups granulated sugar
- 2/3 small glasses sour cream
- Four eggs
- One small glasses flour
- One tbs pure vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp baking soda
1For making the Streusel topping, mix brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon in medium bowl and heat the oven to 325 degrees F. Slice in cold butter until combined and stir pecans. For making the cake, stirring granulated sugar, softened butter, and sour cream in a mixer until fluffy.
2After that, add eggs and beat well. Mix with vanilla and beat baking soda and flour until well blended. Pour ½ of the streusel topping and ½ of the batter over the top and repeat the layers.
3Bake for one hour and chill in pan 10 minutes. Lift from pan and chill on the wire rack. Then, sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar. Prepare a serving plate and complement it as an ornament on the cake. Put the cake on a serving plate, and the cake is ready to serve.
That’s how to make a spice cake with cinnamon that is quite simple. This cake is suitable for those of you who like to snack and like processed cinnamon. The above recipe you can try at home and make it yourself. You can mix it with other ingredients according to your taste or add even reduce the dose of cinnamon to your cookie dough. Good luck to try it at home.