Fresh Blueberry Coffee Cake

Here’s a super simple recipe for Fresh Blueberry Coffee Cake

Fresh Blueberry Coffee Cake

This is a lovely coffee cake with a fresh blueberry swirl tucked inside.  A sweet glaze tops the cake with toasted almonds too.
Fresh Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe - RecipeGirl.com

Yield: 12 servings

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Fresh Blueberry Coffee Cake

Ingredients:

CAKE:

  • 1 1/4 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated white sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional

GLAZE:

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a tube pan with nonstick spray.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the blueberries, 1/3 cup sugar and cornstarch. Cook over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes, or until thick- stirring constantly. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to combine the butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, salt and baking powder. Add to the butter mixture beating it in alternately with the sour cream. Stir in the extract.
  5. Spoon half of the mixture into the prepared pan. Spoon half of the blueberry mixture into the pan. Add the remaining batter, then blueberries. Swirl with a knife gently. Sprinkle with pecans, if using.
  6. Bake 50 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before removing from pan. Place on a serving dish.
  7. Prepare glaze: Whisk glaze ingredients in a small bowl. Drizzle over top of the cake.
SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com

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