Crumb Cake (krum Kuchen)
Butter or other shortening
Combine sugar, flour and baking powder which have been sifted together. Add the shortening and crumb well with the fingers. Take out 1 cup of crumbs and to the remaining add the well beaten egg yolks and milk. Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites. Mix well. Pour mixture into well-greased deep pans and sprinkle top with the crumbs. Bake at 450-F about 45 minutes.
Sprinkle top with melted butter and cinnamon when finished baking. Source:
Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.