Fruit and Cream Cheese Coffeecake
Feel free to substitute whatever fruit you may have on hand or prefer. I've used raspberries, blackberries, peaches and cinnamon-spiced apples, chopped prunes even fresh figs. Just remember that if you're using frozen fruit do not thaw it before adding it to the recipe.
I've added a bit more cream cheese to the recipe at times and when I've been out of cream cheese I've substituted half a cup of sour cream or vanilla yogurt with wonderful results.
Feel free to add any spices or flavorings that compliment the fruit you're using - cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, mace, vanilla, almond, lemon flavorings.
I've also added 1/4 cup of oats to the topping at times to give it a yummy, heartier texture - especially good with apples.
Want an even crunchier topping?
Add a handful of chopped nuts, wheat germ or even grape nuts cereal.
Any way you bake up this delicious and easy cake I know your family will enjoy it as much as mine!
- 1/4 c
- butter, softened
- 2/3 c
- 1 1/4 c
- all purpose flour - divided
- 1/2 tsp
- baking powder
- 1/4 tsp
- 1/2 c
- 1 1/2 c
- fresh or frozen blueberries or any other fruit you like.
- 3 ounce package of cream cheese cut into small pieces
- 1/4 c
- 3 Tbsp
- brown or white sugar
- 2 Tbsp