Blueberry Cream Cheese Crumb Cake

Patti Jones

By
@patticake1057

This is delicious! The recipe is a bit detailed, but oh so worth it! I won 2nd Prize at the Burlington County Farm Fair here in NJ in the Cake Division two weeks ago. I hope you enjoy it!


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Serves:

You can get about 16-20 pieces depending upon how big the pieces are!!

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Yum! This blueberry crumb cake is delightful. The cake dense and slightly sweet. You get a great surprise when you bite in and taste the cream cheese and blueberries in the middle. The crumb topping adds a little crunch. This will be great for breakfast, brunch or even dessert if you don't like overly sweet desserts.

Ingredients

FOR THE FILLING

2
8 - ounce blocks of regular cream cheese
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 large
egg

FOR THE CAKE:

3 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
(1 stick) softened unsalted butter
1 c
granulated sugar
4 large
eggs
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
sour cream
1 pt
fresh blueberries

FOR THE CRUMB TOPPING:

3 Tbsp
cold butter
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/4 c
granulated sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grease a 9 x 13 pan and pre-heat oven to 350. For the filling, beat together cream cheese and sugar.
2
Once creamed, add vanilla and egg. Set aside.
3
For the cake, in another bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
4
In a separate bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla.
5
Add the flour mixture alternately with the sour cream into the wet batter until well blended.
6
Pour half the batter into a well-greased 9x13 pan.
7
Spread the cream cheese filling over the batter.
8
Place about a pint of blueberries, I use a little more, over the cream cheese mixture. Cover the cream cheese layer with remaining batter.
9
For the crumb topping, using a pastry blender combine cold butter, flour and sugar until the mixture looks like small peas.
10
Sprinkle the crumb topping over the top of the cake.
Bake in a 350 oven for 55- 60 minutes. Test in center with toothpick. DO NOT LET THE TOP GET BROWN! It will be overbaked and dry!
11
Let cool, cut and enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #blueberries