Gorgeous Granite Pail of Blueberries #Blueberry #CoffeeCake Recipe

 

At our house, we LOVE blueberries.

We could eat blueberries every day of the week…for supper and lunch and breakfast.  And often we do.

My hands-down favorite blueberry recipe…is Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake.  I could eat it every day for breakfast.  Probably not a good idea, though. [wink]

 

Graniteware Pail of Blueberries and Blueberry Buckle #CoffeeCakeRecipe

 

A few years ago, we spent the day at Niagara Falls and enjoyed lunch on the veranda of a restaurant overlooking the park and falls on the Canadian side.  That day, salmon was the special and so I ordered it.  When it was set before me, I was surprised to see it accompanied by blueberries.  It was so pretty I took a picture of it.  Every bit was delicious, too.  That was the beginning of my adventure of adding fresh blueberries to more than just pancakes [yum!] or blueberry buckle.

 

There's nothing like a bite of delicious Blueberry Buckle #CoffeeCake #Recipe

 

We also love picking blueberries.

Okay.  Not really.  What I really love is fresh-picked blueberries and being outside.

We did our fair share of blueberry picking in Michigan and New York.  Blueberries were not in abundance in the area of Pennsylvania where we briefly lived.  But here in West Michigan there are many farms and they seem to be growing.  I guess all the news about those good antioxidants have helped spur the planting of more bushes.  Yay!

 

Delcious Slice of Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake #Recipe

 

Remember that Blueberry Buckle I mentioned earlier?  I really really wanted to make it for breakfast.  I could taste it.  Just the thought made my mouth water.  But, I didn’t have time, right then, to go and pick berries.  So, I asked my husband if he would pick some for me.  He did, a beautiful pail full.  Aren’t I blessed?

Since my tried and true recipe is deep in storage, I decided to look for a similar one online.

This recipe from Betty Crocker is very similar, so I decided to give it a whirl.  I made a few minor adaption and it passed the test.

 

Bake Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake  #CoffeeCakeRecipe  #Blueberry

 

 

Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake

 

Method & Ingredients

Heat oven to 375 degrees

Grease an 8×8  or 9×9 baking dish or 9 inch pie plate

 

Crumb Topping

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/3 cup unbleached flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter (room temperature)

Prepare the Crumb Topping in a medium mixing bowl.  Mix the light brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon together with a fork and then cut in the butter until crumbly.  I find it’s quicker and easier to use a Pastry Blender (affiliate link) for mixing the butter and flour/sugar mixture.  (One of my favorite kitchen tools.)  Set the mixture aside.

 

Blueberry Cake 

  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries

 

In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

In a small mixing bowl, beat the egg and melted butter lightly with a fork, and then mix in the sour cream, and milk.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir with a wooden spoon or spatula until well mixed.

Using a spatula, fold in fresh blueberries.

Turn mixture into baking dish.

Bake at 375 degrees for 45 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Place on a cooling rack.

 

Optional: Vanilla Drizzle 

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla (Note: a clear vanilla will make a whiter drizzle.)
  • 2 or more teaspoons hot water

In a small bowl mix the sugar, vanilla, and hot water thoroughly.  The mixture needs to be thin enough to drizzle over the cake.

Drizzle over the Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake after it has cooled for about ten minutes or so, but is still warm.

Blueberry Buckle is perfect to serve for your weekend breakfast or brunch.

It’s even a delicious before bed snack with a cup of cocoa.

 

Is your mouth-watering now?  Good.  I did my job.  Heehee!

It’s your turn to Make Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake for the holiday weekend.

 

Make Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake #BlueberryRecipe

 

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If you love blueberries and are looking for a cookbook dedicated to all things beachy, blissful, and blueberry, then this just might be the book for you.  Before we started this journey, we built our forever home in the Tri-Cities.  Though my address wasn’t Grand Haven, it might as well have been come summer when I walked the boardwalk and beaches on a nearly daily basis.  That’s why it’s fun to see “local folk” sharing the goodness of the area in such a pretty book….Beaches, Berries and Bliss: Blueberry Recipes and More (affiliate link).

 

Beaches, Berries, and Bliss  :: Blueberries Cookbook Grand Haven, MI

 

I haven’t had a chance to put my hands on it yet, but I have it on good account that it’s a delightful book.  And I’ve heard that there is quite a stir over in downtown Grand Haven.   I can’t wait to see if there is a recipe in it for Blueberry Buckle.

 

Do you have a favorite blueberry recipe?

 

Thank you for stopping by today.
I appreciate you and your sweet comments make my day.

Wishing YOU an extraordinary day!
Diane

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Comments

  1. On how I love blueberries, and this does look and sound good. I’m gonna try making it using GF flour. Your pictures are always so beautiful! Have a blessed day!

    • Blueberries are so good…we just can’t get enough. I’m so glad you’re going to give the buckle a try. It is really yummy. The dough was heavier than my original recipe to pour into the pan, but it baked up wonderfully moist. Let me know how GF flour works out. Cathy, I’ve never used GF flour, so I have no idea if it requires tweaking a recipe. I know coconut flour requires extra moisture.

      Thanks for your kind words about my photos. I second guess every step of the process so you have just encouraged me immensely. [hugs]

  2. Lucy Beliveau says:

    Dear Diane, I love, love, love your blog! Best one out there my friend! I, too, am a blueberry fan so I may have to try your buckle. It looks divine! Thank you so much for your evening posts on FB. I look forward to what you have to say every night. Take care of you and thank you for your beautiful words. Hugs, Lucy

    • Awww….Lucy you just made my day! Oh if I could give you the biggest hug! Thank you so much for your kind words, and thank you for stopping by and for joining in on the conversation on Facebook, too!

      I do hope you try the buckle. If you do…let me know what you think.

      Wishing you an extraordinary weekend!!

  3. I love blueberries! But since I live where blueberries are not the prime sweet crop, I buy only a certain frozen bag from Canada at Von’s/Safeway!! Oh wouldn’t it be nice to have someone to whip this up for me to have a sample?!! It sounds like a streusel yet better.
    You’ve made me hungry so I’ll have some warmed a bit blueberries over Cheerios and my instant coffee made with half almond milk and just a splash of my chemical fat free Hazlenut creamer!!
    Yum. Simple pleasures. An early joy day ? But I do try to write my blessings each day!!
    Thank you for sharing!

    • Sweet friend…I do wish I could drop a piece over for you. I know you would enjoy it.
      Tim loves blueberries on Cheerios, too! Enjoy your breakfast. And may you sense God’s love and goodness all through your day! [hugs]

  4. Debbi Saunders says:

    Hi Diane,
    I am definitely going to try this Blueberry Buckle! They just opened a U-pick Blueberry farm just a couple of mils from me this year…The teachers I work with have already been and said the berries were sweet and delicious! when the berries are ripe again I definitely try this recipe and share it with my Teachers…
    Thanks for sharing….
    Debbi

  5. This looks so good, Diane! Yum! I’m making it this morning for our Labor Day breakfast, and thank you very much. :-) Hope you have a blessed day!
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    • Oh, my goodness! I am back less than an hour later…just ate my first bite…perfectly delicious! Thank you, Diane! I’ve pinned the recipe, and now I think I’ll write a blog post about it. I’ll refer to you, of course! You are the queen of blueberry crumb coffee cake! :-)
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    • I know you’ll love it!!!! It’s a big hit every time I serve it. I can’t wait to hear if you like it too! [hugs]

  6. Oh my goodness Diane! This cake looks so delicious! Blueberries + coffeecake=my kind of dessert!

  7. This cake looks delicious! I love blueberries, so this looks really good to me…thanks for sharing!
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  8. Oh my goodness, this looks absolutely fabulous. I have a recipe for a peach blueberry buckle that I have been wanting to bake but yours looks and sounds so much better!
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    • It is really good, Mary Beth! But…I’m intrigued with your peaches and blueberries in a buckle. Hmmm. I LOVE peach shortcake. You’ve got my wheels spinning now. ;) Thanks for your kind words! [hugs]

  9. Mmm … this looks so good! I’ve been eating a ton of blueberries this summer, too. Can’t get enough;)
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  10. Diane,
    I love, love this blueberry buckle! It looks so good. I’m a huge sucker for coffee-cakes. This looks amazing! Thanks for sharing!
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  11. Wow, Diane. That looks delicious and then some. I love anything blueberry and will try this out. I am over from Charm of Home blog. Deb (Ontario, Canada)

  12. Yum!!! I need to try making this.
    Debi
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    • It’s deeelish, Debi! You absolutely need to make it. ;) Your family with give you lots of hugs, for sure!
      Best wishes for an extraordinary weekend!

  13. That looks delicious, and its such a simple recipe too. We are coming into blueberry season here so I shall be delighted to try this out!
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  14. Omg! This looks so yummy! I want some now, please! I’m pinning it!
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  15. Okay…..you lost me with the cinnamon. Why does coffeecake have to have cinnamon?! Oh, but it looks amaking. And I’m hungry, so maybe I could overlook the cinnamon. LOL. Yes please, as long as it’s easily converted with gluten free products. LOL. Oh well, I’ll just drool and pretend!! ;-)
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    • Cinnamon….hmmm….because it’s sweet and gives a little kick to plain o’l sugar….I guess. LOL
      Gosh…I wish I had a GF treat for you. Good thing we can both pretend. ;)

  16. Hi Diane, I haven’t visited for a while and now I see what I have been missing – blue! Lovely blue table scape and blueberries, I love them both! We are long past the season here but I have quite a few in the freezer so I will try this with frozen berries. They work quite well in my muffin recipe so they should be fine. Thanks for posting this recipe, I hope to try it soon.
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    • Elaine…it’s so good to have you visit again! I too haven’t been particularly social lately either. Please forgive me.
      I think the frozen berries will work just as well. Usually they just make the batter a little more ‘colorful.’ Enjoy it!! And thanks so much for stopping by!

  17. Oooh, Yum. This looks delish. Can’t wait to make it.

  18. Oh boy this looks good. And it even looks like something I wouldn’t screw up!

  19. Blueberries are my favorite and I have them most mornings. Thank you for sharing this yummy recipe with us here at Share It One More Time. Cathy
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  20. This is a beautiful post, I love blueberries, great recipe!
    Thanks Maria
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  21. Oh my goodness! I want that… now! Thanks for sharing on SHOWLicious!
    ~ Ashley
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  22. This looks absolutely amazing, Diane! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy
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