Blueberry Coffee Cake

Blueberries & Cream Cinnamon Coffee Cake

An attempt at a healthier sour cream coffee cake (minus the sour cream)

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Ingredients

Cake

Streusel

  • 3/4 c. sugar*
    (* Used the equivalent amount of Stevia = 1/2 the sugar)
  • 1/3 c. margarine or butter, softened
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 extra large egg
  • 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c. whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • One 5oz. pkg. low-fat vanilla yogurt + milk** to equal 3/4 c.
  • + 2 Tbsps. milk**
    (** Used coconut milk, actually.)
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar*
  • 1½ tsps. cinnamon
  • 1½ c. fresh blueberries

StepsBlueberry Coffee Cake

  1. Spray a 9x5x3 loaf pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Cream together sugar, margarine or butter, vanilla, and egg until light yellow and fluffy.
  4. Pour one 5oz. package vanilla yogurt into a 3/4 c. and top off with your choice of milk.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together all dry ingredients.
  6. Slowly, in small parts, mix flour mixture, alternating with yogurt mixture, into batter until all is combined.
  7. If the batter is too dry, add 1-2 Tbsps. more milk and stir ’til combined.
  8. For streusel, mix all ingredients together except blueberries.
  9. Dust the bottom of the loaf pan with streusel and then sprinkle with blueberries.
  10. Spread about 1/2 the cake batter into the bottom of the pan.
  11. Sprinkle with streusel and then sprinkle with blueberries. Push the blueberries down into the batter a little.
  12. Spread the remaining 1/2 batter on top.
  13. Sprinkle any remaining streusel and blueberries on top, pushing the blueberries into the top batter a little to keep them in place.
  14. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 – 55 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.

Blueberry Coffee Cake Loaf

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