Contact Us

Super Simple Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe

Every holiday season since I was a child, my mother has made coffee cakes and given them out to family and friends. It was one of those foods that was a staple around holidays. It was eaten for breakfast, as a snack, and as dessert.

This recipe is slightly different from my mother’s because my mother loves raisins and insisted on putting them in her coffee cake. I never cared for them, so the recipe I’m sharing doesn’t have raisins in it. I substituted blueberries for raisins, as I much prefer them to raisins.

Super Simple Blueberry Coffee Cake

1/4 cup Crisco

1 egg

3/4 cup milk

3/4 cup sugar

2 cups flour

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

2 cups flour

1 1/2 cups blueberries

Crumb Topping

1/2 cup sugar

1/3 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 cup butter, softened

For the coffee cake, toss the Crisco, egg, milk and sugar in a mixing bowl and mix until combined. In a separate bowl, throw in the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg and stir until combined.

Slowly add the flour mixture to the Crisco mixture and beat until smooth. Stir the blueberries in by hand, and then scoop the batter into a greased 8X8 rectangular pan.

For the crumb topping toss the sugar, flour, cinnamon and butter in a small bowl. Cut the ingredients together with a pastry cutter until they resemble small crumbles. Sprinkle the crumbles evenly over the batter in the rectangular pan. Bake for 45 minutes.

Joy Larson is a mother of four boys, graduate of the University of Montana, animal lover and writer.

More from AM 1240 KLYQ

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://klyq.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on AM 1240 KLYQ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on AM 1240 KLYQ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!