Sep 4, 2013

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Second day of maha marathon with the letter B. I decided to make a traditional Hyderabadi bread Bakharkahani. But suddenly I changed my plan when I fined this beautiful fresh blueberries in Bangaluru at Natures Basket. They are little expensive but I couldn't stop myself to buy them. After I came back to Chennai I started thinking what to make with this blue beauties for our BM second day . First I thought of making cookies, cookies recipe is already there in my blog, finely settled with the recipe of coffee cake. So here is my recipe for the second day with the letter B for Blueberries
blueberry cuffee cake 
INGREDIENTS:---
All purpose flour  ------   1 and half cups
Baking powder  ---- 1 tea sp
Baking soda ----   1/4 tea sp
Salt    -----  1/4 tea sp
Sugar   ----   3/4 cup
Butter  ----  6 tab sp
Vanilla essence  ---  1 tea sp
Egg     ----- 1
Egg white    --- one egg white
Butter milk   ----  1 1/3 cup
Cooking spray or butter for greasing the cake tin
Fresh Blueberries   ---- 2 cups
Sugar   ----- 1 tab sp
METHOD:---
1. Pre heat the oven at 180 degree C for 10 minutes.
2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, mix well with a whisk.
3. Take sugar and butter in a mixing bowl, beat with a mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes or until blend well.
4. Now add egg, egg white, vanilla essence beat well till you get a smooth texture.
5. Add flour mixture little by little and butter milk alternately and beat well. do the process till you finish flour mixture and butter milk, beat well.
6. Shift half of the batter in to greased baking tin, sprinkle 1 cup of blueberries evenly then top with the left over batter over the blueberries.
7. Sprinkle the leftover blueberries and one tab sp of sugar on top.
8. Bake this blueberry coffee cake at 180 degree C for 50 min or till a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Leave it in the pan for 10 minutes then remove from pan and cool it completely on a wire rack
Serve this delicious cake with a cup of coffee or tea.
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22 comments:

Priya Suresh said...

Gorgeous coffee cake, love that slice, i want to taste it.

Pavani N said...

Yumm.. that blueberry coffee cake came out just perfect -- moist with a nice crumb.. Perfect.

Manjula Bharath said...

thats an unique combo dear :) blueberry and coffee sounds interesting and they looks delicious :)

Sreevalli E said...

Yummy cake with blue berries.. There is a box sitting right in front me & I tempted to make this cake..

Chef Mireille said...

I want that for my evening snack right now

Srivalli said...

Wow Padma, the texture speaks for itself..very nice..

Harini-Jaya R said...

Looks very inviting!

Sapana Behl said...

So soft and wonderful cake . We can't get blueberries ...

Gayathri Kumar said...

Cake looks so soft and fluffy. Love those tiny blueberries in the cake...

Sandhya Karandikar said...

Looks very delicious. Hope I get fresh blueberries some day.

Padmajha PJ said...

I am a huge fan of blueberry and sadly I can't find them any where here. Love your version of the cake :)

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

love blueberries... very unique flavor... I used to get them in US, but now in India, I do not buy them...

Sowmya

Preeti Garg said...

This month, we get lots variation with coffee cake, looks tempting

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

yummy...

Rajani S said...

The cake looks perfectly done. Padma if you coat the blueberries with flour and add them to the cake mix, they will not sink to the bottom.

vaishali sabnani said...

The blue berries give such a beautiful color to the cake.those tiny purple berries look so pretty.the sponge looks moist and melt in the mouth kinds. Would love to see that you planned to bake.

The Pumpkin Farm said...

this looks so satisfying and tempting, i would love to have a bite while sipping my tea

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Just seeing the lovely blue color in the cake wants me to have some. Lovely texture in the coffee cake!

veena krishnakumar said...

Blue berries look so good in that fluffy sponge!!!

Suma Gandlur said...

Love the texture. It looks so soft and fluffy.

Archana Potdar said...

Wow the cake looks so delicious. Can I make it with strawberries?

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

What a fluffy and soft cake..Sure it would have tasted YUMMM..