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:
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Use cooking oil spray on a 8 or 9 inch square cake pan.
Sift dry ingredients together into a mixing bowl.
Mix in milk, shortening, vanilla, egg and 1 teaspoon lemon peel.
Mix at medium speed with mixer for 3-4 minutes until smooth.
Pour 3/4 of the batter into the cake pan.
Gently pour blueberries onto the batter.
Pour remaining batter over the blueberries.
Sprinkle 2-3 Tablespoons granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon lemon peel over
Bake in oven for 50-55 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cut into squares and serve warm or at room temperature.
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