Rating: 5.00

Strawberry Streusel Cake

Strawberry Streusel Cake is a moist buttery cake filled with a generous amount of strawberries and topped with an amazing crispy streusel. By far one of the best coffee cakes you can ever prepare.

The beauty of this recipe is that you can simply change the fruits according to season and have different coffee cake each time. This cake would be delicious with apricots, plums, peaches, blueberries and the list can go on.

The recipe is really easy to put together, one of the best recipes for having kids involved into the process. Hope you’ll give this Strawberry Streusel Cake a try and enjoy!

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5 from 1 vote
Strawberry Streusel Cake is a moist buttery cake filled with a generous amount of strawberries and topped with an amazing crispy streusel. By far one of the best coffee cakes you can ever prepare.
Servings 10 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins


Cake Batter

  • 1/3 cup (75g) butter , room temperature
  • 1/3 cup (70g) sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp (45g) sour cream
  • 1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp (8g) baking powder
  • 1 ¼ cup (160g) flour
  • 1/4 tsp (1g) salt

Strawberry Filling

  • 10 oz (300g) fresh strawberries
  • 2 tbsp (30g) sugar
  • 1 tbsp (8g) cornstarch
  • Zest from a lemon

Streusel Topping

  • 2/3 cup (85g) all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup (56g) butter , room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (50g) brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1g) ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Grease an 8 inch (20cm) pan and line with parchment paper.
  • Prepare streusel topping. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar with all-purpose flour, salt and cinnamon. Whisk to combine, then add softened butter with a fork until the mixture feels crumbly. Set the streusel aside until all the other ingredients are prepared.
  • Prepare strawberry filling. Cut strawberries into small pieces and place into a bowl. Add sugar, lemon zest and cornstarch and toss to coat. Set aside until you prepare the cake batter.
  • Prepare cake batter. In a medium bowl whisk the flour with baking powder and salt. Set aside until ready to use.
  • In a large mixing bowl add butter and sugar and mix to combine. Incorporate eggs one at a time. Add sour cream and vanilla extract and mix to combine.
  • Gradually incorporate the flour mixture.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Spread strawberry filling and top with streusel topping.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. If the streusel is browning too quickly cover with aluminum foil and continue baking.
  • Let cool on a cooling rack for at least 20 minutes before serving.
  • Dust with powdered sugar if desired.Enjoy!


Serving: 1gSugar: 16.6gCholesterol: 79mgCalories: 281kcalSaturated Fat: 7.7gFat: 13.1gProtein: 4.6gCarbohydrates: 37.1g
Calories: 281kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry streusel cake, streseul cake, streusel coffee cake
Nutrition facts 1 Serving out of 10 Calories: 281, Fat: 13.1g, Saturated fat: 7.7g, Unsaturated fat: , Carbohydrates: 37.1g, Sugar: 16.6g, Fiber: 1.3g, Protein: 4.6g, Cholesterol: 79mg, Sodium 176mg 8%, Vitamin D 12mcg 60%, Calcium 64mg 5%, Iron 2mg 9%, Potassium 188mg 4%, daily percent values based on a 2000 calorie diet,

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  1. Mitsuki Author says:

    what can i use instead of sour cream ?

  2. Farideh Author says:

    I love the recipies

  3. Eli Author says:

    Hello dear Ella
    Thanks for sharing your recepies with us
    I have a question
    What kind of fruits can we use instead of strawberry in this recipe?
    Can I use cherry or peach or apricot or…..?

  4. Eli Author says:

    Hi dear ella
    Thanks for sharing your recepies.
    Should we keep this cake in refrigerator?
    How many days can we keep it in room or refrigerator?
    Thanks a lot

  5. Nisa Author says:

    Can this be made with frozen fruit?

  6. Anisa Author says:

    Could you also use raspberries?

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