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Blueberry Cinnamon Spice & Nut Coffee Cake

25 May

Coffee Cake Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  •  1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries (or 1 small container)

Topping Ingredients:

  • 1 stick salted butter, (8 Tb), room temperature
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 Tb light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

Preheat oven 375 and butter a 9 inch cake pan, bottom and sides.

Blueberry Cinnamon Spice & Nut Coffee Cake

Preparing the coffee cake batter:  In a large bowl, using a rubber spatula, cream together the sugar, shortening and egg. Mix in the milk until blended. Sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ground cloves, all spice and salt, then add to the moist ingredients. Stir until well mixed. Gently fold blueberries into the batter. Spread the batter into the greased cake pan.

Combine all the topping ingredients and drop by spoonfuls over the batter. (I use a pastry cutter to mix these ingredients.)

Baking 30 to 35 minutes. When completely baked a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake will come out clean. Top with some butter and serve.

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2 Comments

Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Breads, Breakfast

 

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2 responses to “Blueberry Cinnamon Spice & Nut Coffee Cake

  1. howsmallatrout5

    May 25, 2012 at 9:14 PM

    I can almost smell it. Mmm.

     

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