Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe

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5 from 9 votes
Blueberry Coffee Cake is the ultimate comfort food. Whether made as a decadent dessert or a sweet snack, this blueberry coffee cake recipe will instantly become a family favorite!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 47 minutes
Total: 57 minutes
Blueberry Coffee Cake

I’m obsessed with Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipes. It’s the ultimate summer comfort food. Whether made as a decadent dessert or a sweet snack, this blueberry coffee cake recipe will instantly become a family favorite!

Blueberry Coffee Cake

This Blueberry Coffee Cake recipes is super easy to make and doubles as a dessert/breakfast treat. Combine with coffee and this recipe becomes apart of a timeless 1-2 punch that you can enjoy to start or end your busy day.

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What We Love About This Blueberry Crumb Cakes Recipe

This tender blueberry coffee cake topped with a crunchy cinnamon streusel topping that is truly remarkable.

  • Ease of Preparation: Super easy to make!
  • Easy Ingredients: All ingredients are very common!
  • Family Friendly: A tasteful dessert that the whole family can enjoy.
  • Adaptable: Ingredient levels can be added or subtracted based on preference of spices!
Old Fashioned Cake

Ingredient Notes

  • Sugar: Plain white sugar and light brown sugar for the topping.
  • Shortening: This adds moisture and tenderness to the cake.
  • Eggs: Make sure that they are large egg room temperature eggs.
  • Flour: Not cake flour but all purpose flour.
  • Buttermilk: Make your own if you do not have it on hand.
  • Fresh Blueberries: Frozen blueberries can be used.
  • Cinnamon
Cake Ingredients, flour, sugar, blueberries etc.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipes

These are the basic steps for making blueberry coffee cake recip]. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

Topping ingredients, sugar butter and brown sugar.

STEP 1:PREP

First, preheat oven to 375 degrees and butter and flour (or cooking spray) a 9×9 baking dish. Then in a large mixing bowl, mix together sugar and shortening.

STEP 2: MIX

Stir in vanilla, egg and milk until combined. Next, proceed to sift together flour, baking powder and salt and then add dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir until just combined.

STEP 3: FOLD

Gently fold in the blueberries. Pour batter into prepared 9×9 baking dish.

STEP 4: BAKE

In a medium bowl, combine remaining sugar, flour, cinnamon and butter and blend together. Finally, sprinkle on the cinnamon mixture and bake 45-50 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

Prep and Storage Tips for Blueberry Crumb Cake

HOW TO MAKE THIS COFFEE CRUMB CAKE RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Make the cake ahead of time and freeze until you are ready to eat. Blueberry coffee cake recipes freezes beautifully.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store, wrapped well in aluminum foil, plastic wrap or in an airtight container.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Indeed, be sure to cover thoroughly in its pan to avoid freezer burn. It should stay good for up to 6 months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Warm the cake in the microwave or in the oven to reheat.

Frequently Asked Questions about this Blueberry Cake Crumble

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Sugar substitutes can be used in place of the regular sugar.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE RASPBERRIES FOR THE BLUEBERRIES?

Yes, it is easy to swap raspberries for a juicy blueberry.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course! If doubled or halved, be sure to adjust the size of the pan you use.

IS THIS GOOD FOR BRUNCH?

Perfect for brunch along with, Mexican Breakfast Casserole, Skillet Breakfast Potatoes with Cheese, Sheet Pan Pancakes.

Close up on the blueberry coffee cake.

Expert Tips for Making This Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe

  • Patience is Key!: When baking is complete, let it cool before consuming or freezing the leftover coffee cake.
  • Quality Matters: Incorporating high quality ingredients makes a huge difference!
  • Double Check Measurements: Double check the quantity of each ingredient before inserted. Failure to use proper measurements can change the consistency of the batter and make the baking difficult.
  • Alternate Berries: Cherries, cranberries and blackberries are all wonderful ideas for substitutions if you are not a big fan of blueberries.
  • Level Off Your Ingredients: When measuring out ingredients, level them off with a knife for accurate results.
  • It Pays to Glaze: If you’re looking to top off this recipe with just a little something extra, lightly drizzle vanilla glaze made with powdered sugar and vanilla extract over the top! Try adding a little lemon zest.

What to Serve with Blueberry Coffee Cake

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Blueberry Coffee Cake
5 from 9 votes

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Yield: 12 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 47 minutes
Total: 57 minutes
Blueberry Coffee Cake is the ultimate comfort food. Whether made as a decadent dessert or a sweet snack, this blueberry coffee cake recipe will instantly become a family favorite!
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Ingredients

Cake

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries cleaned

Topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and butter and flour a 9×9 baking dish.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together sugar and shortening.
  • Stir in vanilla, egg and milk until combined.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir until just combined.
  • Be careful not to over-mix the batter.
  • Gently fold in the blueberries.
  • Pour batter into prepared 9×9 baking dish.
  • In a medium bowl, combine remaining sugar, flour, cinnamon and butter.
  • Blend together with a fork until all of the ingredients are crumbly.
  • Sprinkle the cinnamon mixture over top of the cake batter.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

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Expert Tips

  • Patience is Key!: When baking is complete, let it cool before consuming or freezing.
  • Quality Matters: Incorporating high quality ingredients makes a huge difference!
  • Double Check Measurements: Double check the quantity of each ingredient before inserted. Failure to use proper measurements can change the consistency of the batter and make the baking difficult.
  • Alternate Berries: Cherries, cranberries and blackberries are all wonderful ideas for substitutions if you are not a big fan of blueberries.
  • Level Off Your Ingredients: When measuring out ingredients, level them off with a knife for accurate results.
  • It Pays to Glaze: If you’re looking to top off this recipe with just a little something extra, lightly drizzle vanilla glaze over the top!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 168IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry, coffee cake, streusel

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