Friday, July 25, 2008

Blueberry Crumb Coffee Cake



I have to thank my lucky stars that we live in such a wonderful neighborhood, everyone is friendly and genuinely concerned about each other. This recipe was shared with me by my fabulous neighbors Arty and his lovely wife Mitsy. I have to say it is the BEST Coffee Cake I have ever tasted!

  • 1.5 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar, I used Splenda Sugar Blend
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup milk, I used 2%
Topping
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tbl butter or margarine
  • **I also added a few dashes of Ginger**
Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Mix flour, baking powder and salt on waxed paper.

Cream softened butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy, beat in the egg.

Place blueberries in a small bowl, dust with a small amount of the flour mixture. Toss to coat. Add the remaining flour mixture and milk alternately to creamed mixture, mixing continually

Gently fold blueberries into batter.

For the topping, mix flour, sugar and cinnamon (Giner if you wish) in a small bowl, cut in butter until crumbly.

Spread batter into a greased 8 inch square baking dish.

Sprinkle topping over batter.
Bake for 45 minutes or until topping is golden brown.

Serve warm.

15 comments:

Paula said...

That coffee cake looks so good. While I like pie, I actually prefer coffee cakes for occasional treats! How do you like baking with splenda? I've only used it as a beverage sweetener, and I'm curious how it stands up in the cooking/baking arena!

nancysrecipes said...

This sounds sooooooo good!

Luptoneous said...

Mmmmmm.....yummy!

Pam said...

Looks tasty - nice photos too.

Jan said...

That looks super good, Cheryl. Perfect now that blueberries are in season.

Krysta said...

think it would work for blackberries?

Raquel said...

Ummy yummy! That looks fab. The blueberries we managed to rescue from the catbird would be good in this! Much love - Raquel XO

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Jason said...

Wow, I love blueberries and I love coffee cake and this recipe looks superb! I can't wait to try it out. Thanks for sharing!

WJ said...

I have never sent a blog, but this recipe takes the cake... and I could not resist adding in my two cents. I was lucky enough to get a piece of this cake yesterday and can tell you it was wonderfully moist and was one of the best coffee cakes I've ever had, and I make lots of coffee cake. Can't wait to make one (and eat one) all myself.

Kevin said...

Blueberry coffee cakes are among my favorites and this one looks good!

Susan said...

Just got some blueberries today and this coffeecake is a "must try". Looks good. Thanks for sharing

lily said...

My neighbor came over to my house and yelled at me over my dog!

I have a dog that I can't keep in my yard. I have tried everything and she always finds a way out. Anyway, this lady comes to my home, knocks on my door and when i open the door she points her finger at me and yells obscenities at me. Apparently my dog was in HER neighbors garbage and then pooped on HER NEIGHBORS LAWN! Why didn't she come and talk to me like a civil human being? Why was she a vicious monster attacking me at my door? I calmly went over to HER NEIGHBORS house where the garbage was and picked up every piece, and the dog poop. I agree that I have that responsibility to clean up after my dog. The one thing I don't agree upon is someone coming to my house and screaming in my face about something I didn't know about. Is anyone out there been blessed with a psyco-neighbor?
I don't think anyone remembers the golden rule...Do unto others as you would want done unto you!
I sent them a lovely card from this site I found...www.URAJerk.com

Anonymous said...

I was lucky enough to get a piece of this, and it was so yummy!
Mom D.

Anonymous said...

Am wondering how much milk to use?

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