How to Bake a Summer Brown-Sugar Lemonade Crumb Cake

A simple base-cake recipe you can adapt however you'd like !

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How to Bake a Summer Brown-Sugar Lemonade Crumb Cake Recipe
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If butter is hard, warm up one stick slightly so it's easily mixable - careful not to make it too hot because you'll be adding eggs to the mix!

If butter is hard, warm up one stick slightly so it's easily mixable - careful not to make it too hot because you'll be adding eggs to the mix!

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Add in 1 cup brown sugar

Add in 1 cup brown sugar

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Mix it up ! (I'm fully aware that this tool is for mashing potatoes, but I definitely suggest it over a whisk for anyone who doesn't have an electric mixer !)

Mix it up ! (I'm fully aware that this tool is for mashing potatoes, but I definitely suggest it over a whisk for anyone who doesn't have an electric mixer !)

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Crack and mix one egg at a time !

Crack and mix one egg at a time !

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Lay out some wax paper to mix your dry ingredients (easier clean-up!)

Lay out some wax paper to mix your dry ingredients (easier clean-up!)

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2 cups of flour ! (I did a little more of everything because my baking dish was larger than it should have been)

2 cups of flour ! (I did a little more of everything because my baking dish was larger than it should have been)

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1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of baking soda

1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of baking soda

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Mix it all together with a fork !

Mix it all together with a fork !

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You'll want to make sure there are no clumps of flour

You'll want to make sure there are no clumps of flour

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This is where the wax paper comes in handy - pick up all four corners gathered together so that nothing spills as you transfer to your mix

This is where the wax paper comes in handy - pick up all four corners gathered together so that nothing spills as you transfer to your mix

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And pour !

And pour !

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You'll see as you start mixing that it's a little dry...

You'll see as you start mixing that it's a little dry...

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So this is where I add in a bit of milk to moisten up the batter !

So this is where I add in a bit of milk to moisten up the batter !

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See, that wasn't so hard, was it?!

See, that wasn't so hard, was it?!

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About a half cup of yogurt !

About a half cup of yogurt !

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Tablespoon of pure vanilla extract

Tablespoon of pure vanilla extract

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Mix her all up !

Mix her all up !

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Add in your lemon juice! I'm not really sure of the measurement as I kind of eyeball it...

Add in your lemon juice! I'm not really sure of the measurement as I kind of eyeball it...

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...but it would really be better to do lemon juice straight from 2-3 lemons and shave some of the peel directly in !

...but it would really be better to do lemon juice straight from 2-3 lemons and shave some of the peel directly in !

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Use about a tablespoon of butter to grease your dish

Use about a tablespoon of butter to grease your dish

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I should have warmed it up a bit first...!

I should have warmed it up a bit first...!

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Pour in your batter ! It doesn't matter if the top is completely flat, just make sure no side is deeper than the other

Pour in your batter ! It doesn't matter if the top is completely flat, just make sure no side is deeper than the other

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Now for the topping! About a half stick butter (you want it to be a little hard this time!)

Now for the topping! About a half stick butter (you want it to be a little hard this time!)

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And equal parts brown sugar and flour

And equal parts brown sugar and flour

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This gets a little messy...pinch it up between your fingers until you have little brown sugar crumbles - add more of any ingredient you need

This gets a little messy...pinch it up between your fingers until you have little brown sugar crumbles - add more of any ingredient you need

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Crumble over batter !

Crumble over batter !

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Pray that your cake comes out well so your husband doesn't regret marrying you as he's doing these dishes... ;-*

Pray that your cake comes out well so your husband doesn't regret marrying you as he's doing these dishes... ;-*

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Bake in oven at 350*F for about a half hour (when it smells like a cake, hurry up and get it out of there !)

Bake in oven at 350*F for about a half hour (when it smells like a cake, hurry up and get it out of there !)

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Stick a knife into the middle of the cake... When you draw it out it should be clean !

Stick a knife into the middle of the cake... When you draw it out it should be clean !

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That means your delicious brown-sugar lemonade crumble cake is ready to be enjoyed with a cool glass of sweet tea on a summer afternoon ! Like, comment or follow for more inspired recipes !

That means your delicious brown-sugar lemonade crumble cake is ready to be enjoyed with a cool glass of sweet tea on a summer afternoon ! Like, comment or follow for more inspired recipes !

Ingredients

Cups Flour  
Butter 
2 Eggs 
Cups Brown sugar  
1 Teaspoon Baking soda  
½ Teaspoons Salt  
½ Cups Yogurt  
1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract  
¼ Cups Lemon juice  
Milk  
Cinnamon (optional) 
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