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Friday, December 2, 2011

Blueberry Coffee Cake

There is no story today, there is nothing but a fabulous coffee cake recipe. It is crazy simple and goes together quickly. It is our new favorite. Try it, you'll like it!!


Blueberrry Coffee Cake


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel(don't omit this if you can help it - it really makes a difference)
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened (1 stick)
  • 1 cup milk (whole)
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten (from free range chickens if you can get it!)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla (homemade if possible)
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 
  • Cinnamon and sugar to sprinkle on top  


  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • 3-5 tsp. milk 
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


Heat oven to 375. Grease a 13x9 inch pan. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon peel. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in butter. Add milk, eggs and vanilla. Stir well. Pour 3/4 batter into greased pan. Top with blueberries. Spoon remaining batter over blueberries. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar. Bake for 35 minutes. Cool 30 minutes. In small bowl , blend icing ingredients. Drizzle over warm cake.