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Jan's Crumb Topping or Streusel

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars
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"I add this topping to muffins, pie, and cakes so often I decided to make it in a large amount and freeze. Now I have it ready whenever the mood strikes!"
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Ingredients

10 m servings 54
Original recipe yields 72 servings

Directions

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  1. Beat butter, white sugar, and brown sugar with an electric mixer until creamy. Mix flour and cinnamon into creamed butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Store in airtight container in the freezer until needed.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 54 calories; 2.6 7.3 0.6 7 19 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I have been looking for this type of streusel topping for quite a while. My grand-mother used to make the best topping and this is as close as I am going to get. She taught me how to make many...

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We did not care for this at all.

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I have been looking for this type of streusel topping for quite a while. My grand-mother used to make the best topping and this is as close as I am going to get. She taught me how to make many...

This is meant to be a lightly flavored crumb topping. It is intended for use on various things where you may not want a strong, overpowering cinnamon flavor. I don't necessarily want that on a...

I used two TABLESPOONS of cinnamon. I also added a teaspoon of ginger and 1/2 teaspoon each nutmeg, allspice, and cloves. The only reason that it didn't get 5 stars was the white sugar. All ...

These crumbs are fantastic! thanks for the recipe

I was a little overwhelmed by the quantity of this at first but froze it as suggested. It really has been a tasty, convenient, and versatile addition to many of my baked goods. Awesome!

So simple and delicious. Jan, I love your recipes. They are so easy to put together, have ingredients I usually always have on hand, and we've loved every recipe of yours that we have tried - ...

I've tried this on top of a yellow cake for the seniors on my job and it was great! It had just the right amount of sweetness.

This is perfect !!thank you for sharing !! I didn't change a thing.

Such a fantastic crumb topping! I used it on small (pot pie size) cherry pies. Huge hit! Love the idea of keeping it in the freezer until needed.