Lemon Crumb Cake

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Lemon Crumb Cake


  • 1 cup butter softened, divided
  • 2-1/2 cups flour divided
  • 1 pkg. JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin 3 oz.
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp . CALUMET Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp . baking soda
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • 2 tsp . lemon zest


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Melt 1/2 cup butter. Mix 1-1/4 cups flour, dry gelatin mix and brown sugar in medium bowl until blended. Stir in melted butter; set aside. Mix remaining flour, baking powder and baking soda until blended.
  3. Beat remaining butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each. Blend in sour cream and lemon zest. Gradually beat in baking powder mixture.
  4. Spoon into 9-inch round pan sprayed with cooking spray; top with gelatin mixture.
  5. Bake 40 to 45 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy and reprinted with permission of Kraft Recipes