Nan’s Blueberry Coffee Cake

Nan's Blueberry Coffee Cake
This recipe is from Dan's grandmother. She often made it for us when we visited. Great for breakfast or as a dessert served warm with vanilla ice cream.
  • Coffee Cake:
  • ¾ c sugar
  • ¼ c shortening
  • 1 egg
  • ½ c milk
  • 2 c flour
  • ½ t salt
  • 2 t baking powder
  • 2 c blueberries
  • --
  • Topping:
  • ½ c sugar
  • ⅓ c flour
  • ½ t cinnamon
  • ¼ c soft butter
  1. Cream shortening, sugar, and egg with mixer.
  2. Stir in milk.
  3. Add flour, salt, and baking powder.
  4. Hand stir in blueberries.
  5. Spread in 13x9x2 pan.
  6. Make crumbs by cutting butter into dry ingredients and sprinkle on top.
  7. Bake at 350 deg. for 25-30 minutes.
"I made the blueberry coffee cake recipe...and it was AWESOME! The berries were delicious by themselves but even better in the coffee cake! The kids are already asking when we are going back to the orchard for more fruit!" - Michele Rowe

"I made Nan's Blueberry Coffee Cake today and it was superb! I even switched the flour to whole wheat pastry flour, and I still can't stop eating it. Excellent recipe!" - Gretchen Adamski


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