Blueberry Coffee Cake

1
Sheila Nakata

By
@Brysgal

This coffee cake is light and wonderful. The lemon zest adds a subtleness that highlights the sweetness of the blueberries. Our family favorite anytime of year.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh blueberries
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 2 c
    flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • STREUSEL TOPPING

  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted

How to Make Blueberry Coffee Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream shortening and sugar with eggs, adding one egg at a time. Beat well and add vanilla, flour, zest, blueberries, baking powder, salt, milk.
  2. Pour batter into a greased 9 x 9 baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle streusel topping over the top of batter.
    Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until center is done. Test with toothpick.

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About Blueberry Coffee Cake

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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