Sunday, September 9, 2012

Buttermilk Blueberry Coffee Cake





Oh my goodness is all I can say! This coffee cake was beyond good! It was the perfect breakfast and and is absolutely fantastic served warm. I enjoyed this tasty breakfast with a nice cup of coffee. This is going to be a new favorite in our house!

Buttermilk Blueberry Coffee Cake

Ingredients
1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
2 Tsp Lemon Zest
3/4 Cup Sugar plus 1 additional tbsp for sprinkling on top
1 egg, room temperature
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp kosher salt
2 cups fresh blueberries
1/2 cup buttermilk


Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Cream butter with lemon zest and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until combined. Meanwhile, toss the blueberries with 1/4 cup of flour, then whisk together the remaining flour, baking powder and salt.
Add the flour mixture to the batter a little at a time, alternating with the buttermilk. Fold in the blueberries.
Grease a 9-inch square baking pan with butter or coat with non-stick spray. Spread batter into pan. Sprinkle batter with additional tablespoon of sugar. Bake for 40 minutes. Check with a toothpick for doneness. If necessary, return pan to oven for a couple of more minutes. Let cool at least 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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8 comments:

  1. This looks delicious, Bridget! :)

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  2. Yum-O! I have a favorite coffee cake recipe by Ina Garten that I usually rely upon, but I'd love to try this out too. It looks so fluffy and tender & blueberries are my favorite food. Thanks for sharing, Bridget. I found you from I should be mopping the floor.

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  3. Wow! I love the uniqueness of this recipe. It looks decadent, but light and fluffy at the same time. I also love anything with lemon zest in it! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  4. Oh my this looks fantastic!! Great blog, so glad I found you ☺ Come visit sometime www.melissassouthernstylekitchen.com

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  5. Looks delicious! My boys love blueberries so I'll have to make this for them!

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  6. well that just looks delicious! following back from Second Ave :) I am an [aspiring] food photographer, let me know if you might ever be interested in collaborating :)

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  7. Thanks for linking to Saturday Dishes.

    Linda @ Tumbleweed Contessa

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