Spring Has Sprung With McCormick

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Even though the calendar says spring started a month ago…the temperature gage here in Pittsburgh today was a different story…35 degrees and snow, at the end of April, crazy right?  The kids are off school tomorrow so I wanted to make them a little surprise when they wake up tomorrow morning with the new spices I received from McCormick a few weeks ago because nothing warms a house better than the sweet smell of something baking in the oven.  I headed over to McCormick's Spring Look Book to see what I could find.  

There were lots of cute cupcakes like these

and these

and these cute meringue cookies

But I wanted something a little more breakfast like so I decided to go with this yummy Cinnamon Crumb Cake

The recipe was very simple and contained ingredients I had on hand which I love when looking for recipes.  There is nothing worse than finding the perfect recipe only to find you need to go to the store for over half of the uncommon ingredients.  You can find the original recipe on McCormick's website.

Here's what you will need

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tbsp McCormick ground cinnamon
  • 2 sticks butter, cold
  • 1 white cake mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 stick melted butter
  • 1 tsp McCormick vanilla extract

Begin by combining the flour, sugars and butter in a large bowl until the mixture is a nice crumbly texture

With an electric mixer combine cake mix, egg, vanilla, melted butter and sour cream until blended, mixture will be thick

Spread cake mixture into a well greased/floured 9 x 13 pan, top with the crumble mixture then bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes

I'm serving the yummy cake with a side of apples.


This would be a great recipe for a family brunch or to take to a friends house for a party.  It was really easy and everyone loved it.

If you are looking for more recipe inspiration this spring for your family or for an event, be sure to check out McCormick Spices on Pinterest for lots of great ideas.  I have also created a personal Spring board on Pinterest where you can follow all my spring inspiration.

Do you have a favorite recipe to wake up to on a chilly spring morning?

Disclosure ~ I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for McCormick.  I received product samples and promotional item to thank me for my participation.  All opinions are my own.





2 Responses to Spring Has Sprung With McCormick

  1. Desiree says:

    That looks delicious!  And what a great way to wake up on a day off :)  
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  2. Holly says:

    The meringue cookies look awesome, but my general lack of skills in the kitchen would probably mean they wouldn't come out looking that nice if I made them. The Cinnamon Crumble Cake, however, looks simple and delicious and it's probably more my speed.
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