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Fresh Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe

Description:  This is a real treat, when used with your home-grown, fresh blueberries. We just know you will be making this recipe again and again. If blueberries are out of season, use frozen blueberries.

Yield: makes 12 squares


  • 1 1/2 cups Flour

  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

  • 3/4 cup Sugar

  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Shortening

  • 2/3 cup Milk

  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

  • 2 teaspoons grated Lemon Peel

  • 1 large Egg

  • 1 cup fresh Blueberries (or frozen)

  • 2-3 tablespoons Granulated Sugar for topping

How to Make Blueberry Coffee Cake:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Use cooking oil spray on a 8 or 9 inch square cake pan.

  3. Sift dry ingredients together into a mixing bowl.

  4. Mix in milk, shortening, vanilla, egg and 1 teaspoon lemon peel.

  5. Mix at medium speed with mixer for 3-4 minutes until smooth.

  6. Pour 3/4 of the batter into the cake pan.

  7. Gently pour blueberries onto the batter.

  8. Pour remaining batter over the blueberries.

  9. Sprinkle 2-3 Tablespoons granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon lemon peel over the cake.

  10. Bake in oven for 50-55 minutes or until lightly browned.

  11. Cut into squares and serve warm or at room temperature.

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