Monday, July 18, 2011

Blueberry Almond Coffee Cake

1 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup blueberries
2/3 cup buttermilk*
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 egg
1/3 cup blueberries
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Optional Glaze:
1 cup icing sugar
1-2 tablespoons water

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 8x8" baking dish.
2. In a large bowl combine, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda and blueberries. Set aside.
3. In another bowl, whisk together buttermilk, melted butter, extracts, and egg. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened. Pour batter into dish.
4. For the topping, mix together blueberries, sliced almonds, brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over batter. Bake 35-38 minutes until golden brown and toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
5. Let cool in dish. Slice and serve with a dusting of icing sugar! Or pour over glaze and let glaze set then serve.

*Buttermilk substitute: 1 cup milk mixed with 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice. Let sit 5 minutes then measure out amount required in recipe.

1 comment:

  1. There is soo much temptation in your blog! LOL I love sweets, but my metabolism sucks so I can't eat them all the time... hehehe... but this one is right up on top of my list together with the apple crumb, I have to give these a try, they look delish!