Lo's Blueberry Coffee Cake
A delicious addition to your breakfast table, or enjoy a slice as an afternoon snack. Fresh berries work well, but if they aren’t available or in season, try this recipe with (thawed) frozen berries. Either way, it’s sure to please!
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup non-fat milk
- 1/2 cup yogurt, non-fat vanilla
- 3 tablespoons canola oil
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons lemon peel (grated, yellow only)
- 2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups fresh (or frozen unsweetened) blueberries
- Topping Ingredients:
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1/8 cup walnuts (coarsely chopped)
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Position rack in the center of the oven.
2. In a large bowl whisk together the egg, milk, yogurt, oil and lemon peel.
3. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt onto the liquid ingredients. Using a fork, stir very lightly, just until ingredients are combined.
4. Gently fold in the blueberries. Pour the batter into an 8- or 9-inch baking pan coated with nonstick spray.
5. In a small bowl combine the topping ingredients. Sprinkle evenly over the cake batter.
6. Bake a 400 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until the top is lightly browned and a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
7. Allow the cake to cool in the baking pan on a wire rack for at least 10 minutes.
8. Serve warm or at room temperature.
When tightly wrapped in plastic wrap, this coffee cake will keep for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator. It also freezes very well.
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