TOLL HOUSE® Crumbcake

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Cooling Time: 10 min
Yields: 12 servings


This sour cream crumbcake is topped with a mixture of brown sugar, butter, nuts and mini chocolate chips. A special treat for morning, noon or night.


  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels, divided
  • CAKE
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream


PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

brown sugar, flour and butter in small bowl with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Stir in nuts and 1/2 cup morsels.

flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat granulated sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add flour mixture alternately with sour cream. Fold in remaining morsels. Spread into prepared baking pan; sprinkle with topping.

BAKE 25 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.

Looks and tastes great!

by D. Debra , Hoffman Estates, IL on Apr. 2010

This one will be the best crumbcake you ever made. Simply the best. Easy to make. Try it. Yummy!

Lots of ComplimentsII

by B. Barbara , Danville, CA on Apr. 2010

I made this with light sour cream and it came out great. I have received many compliments and requests for the recipe.

Always getting compliments on this

by P. Pamela , Prophetstown, IL on Mar. 2010

Everytime I make this for our church brunch someone always asks for the recipe. I usually make one for church and one for home.

So easy to make

by K. Kelly , on Mar. 2010

I finally try out this recipe it so easy to make I think so I wasn't sure if turn out be good after seeing the final product love it

Very good

by C. Charlotte , on Mar. 2010

Very good recipe and easy to make. It is very like one in taste and ingredients that my mother and I made when I was a child.


by B. Barb , Osborne, KS on Feb. 2010

This is sooooo good!!! Very easy to make. Something different for breakfast, or could even be served as a dessert! Thanks!


by N. Nancy , on Feb. 2010

super good!

very good cake

by D. Doris , Slatington, PA on Feb. 2010

Warm in microwave 10 sec. excellant

Excellent taste with some problems

by F. Fabiana , , on Feb. 2010

I have to say that the taste of this cake is awesome. However, i had various problems, first all the morsels went down to the bottom of the pan and second the crumb didnt appear like a real crumb it was sticky...Surely i did something wrong but i cant figure it out!


by l. louise , on Nov. 2009

tried this last night. Very easy and great taste. Thanks Nestle...