Archive for March, 2010

The Best Winter-time Crumb Cake

Once a local restaurant asked me to do a private cooking class and streamline a fresh- tasting fruit crumb cake for them that would serve a large amount of people at brunch. I made this fresh pineapple crumb cake with a yeasted sweet dough, cheese layer, and fresh pineapple filling in a half sheet pan. It was a smash hit.

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Pineapple Cheese Crumb Cake


Popular in all the cuisines of the hot regions of the world, the juicy, tart-sweet pineapple fruit is really showcased when used in sweet breads.  Most coffee cake recipes call for canned pineapple, but here the colorful fruit layer is…

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