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Cinnamon Blueberry Coffee Cake

August 3, 2013

20130713 Cinnamon Blueberry Coffee Cake

It is a great way to wake up when you can smell the coffee brewing and then, suddenly, a waft of cinnamon hits you too! This is perfect for a lazy morning with the people who fill your life with laughter and love.

You will need:

  • 1/4 c unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 c applesauce
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/4 c sugar
  • 1 c milk, scant
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/2 t nutmeg
  • 4 t baking powder
  • 1 c whole wheat flour
  • 2 c + 4 T all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 3 t ground cinnamon
  • 4 T butter, melted

Then you will…

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the softened butter with the sugar.
  3. Whisk in the eggs and milk.
  4. Whisk in the salt, nutmeg and baking powder.
  5. Gently stir in the whole wheat flour and 2 cups of the all-purpose flour just until moistened.
  6. Gently mix in the blueberries.
  7. Spread batter in the pan.
  8. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar with the cinnamon and 4 tablespoons of melted butter.
  9. Crumble the cinnamon mixture on top of the batter.
  10. Use a fork to gently mix/swirl the cinnamon into the batter.
  11. Bake 40-50 minutes, or until a tester in the center comes out clean and the top is golden.
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