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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.


  1. i have a freezer full of blueberries and i am a sucker for a yummy coffee cake...this looks like a must try!

  2. Christy - it really is yummy! I hope you give it a try.

  3. I love crazy simple! In fact that may be my life motto or if it isn't it should be! :) I found blackberries for $2.99 for 18 oz at Costco so I think I am going to try them in this recipe. Wishing you joy in 2012!

  4. Oh Christy, this sounds SO good! I can't wait to give it a try. I always keep blueberries on hand in the freezer. Wishing you and your family a Happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! x

  5. YUM! We planted 2 blueberry bushes last year and I so looking forward to picking fresh blueberries. Think I'll be adding 2 more bushes this year! This looks so good. I'll have to give it a try. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  6. I love coffee cake with a hot cup of coffee on these cold winter mornings. This recipe sounds delicious. I will have to give it a try.

  7. Alea - I think crazy simple is a wonderful and appropriate motto for you!

    April- I hope you do give it a try! Thanks for the New Years wishes - I wish the same for you and yours!

    Michelle - you are welcome! I wish we had blueberry bushes - oh yum!

    Jackie - it is wonderful with a cup of coffee! I hope you try it.

  8. Yummy! I'm going to try out this recipe in my breadmaker. Thanks for visiting my blog and I'll be sure to add yours to my reader.