Blueberry Cream Cheese Crumb Cake

Patti Jones


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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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. The Test Kitchen

★★★★★ 3 votes
You can get about 16-20 pieces depending upon how big the pieces are!!
30 Min
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8 - ounce blocks of regular cream cheese
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 large


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


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

How to Make Blueberry Cream Cheese Crumb Cake


  • 1Grease a 9 x 13 pan and pre-heat oven to 350. For the filling, beat together cream cheese and sugar.
  • 2Once creamed, add vanilla and egg. Set aside.
  • 3For the cake, in another bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • 4In a separate bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  • 5Add the flour mixture alternately with the sour cream into the wet batter until well blended.
  • 6Pour half the batter into a well-greased 9x13 pan.
  • 7Spread the cream cheese filling over the batter.
  • 8Place about a pint of blueberries, I use a little more, over the cream cheese mixture. Cover the cream cheese layer with remaining batter.
  • 9For the crumb topping, using a pastry blender combine cold butter, flour and sugar until the mixture looks like small peas.
  • 10Sprinkle 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!
  • 11Let cool, cut and enjoy!!

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About Blueberry Cream Cheese Crumb Cake

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

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