Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

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    Spring is in the air! The weather is warming up, flowers are popping through the dirt and the days are getting longer. Along with spring comes many opportunities for celebration, Mother’s Day, Easter and Memorial Day. What better way to start these days out than with a Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake? 

    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping. #creamcheesecoffeecake #coffeecakerecipe #creamcheesecoffeecake www.savoryexperiments.com

    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping.

    Although coffee cake is traditionally served at breakfast, I beleive they can be eaten any time of day. Breakfast with a cup of coffee or tea or dessert with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream and fresh whipped cream. Need a snack? Grab a bite of Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake!

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    Not all coffee cakes are created equal though. There are a few defining factors that really make them stand out in my opinion. The first, and most important, being a tender crumb.

    Meaning moist and delicious. Cream cheese helps to accomplish this goal in my recipe, but the type of flour you use is also crucial. Top quality, unbleached and unbromated flour (skip to the next paragraph where I explain what that means) is the best type of flour to use baking.

    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping.

    Next, I like my coffee cakes to have a streusel topping. Streusels can very, but ultimately, I need a crumbly topping to really take it to the next level. Lastly, coffee cake shouldn’t be too sweet.

    Using the a slightly sweetened bottom layer, the natural sugar in  blueberries and a brown sugar almond streusel topping is the perfect blend.

    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping.

    While not all coffee cakes are created equal, neither are all flours. After flour has been milled, it is aged to strengthen the gluten bonds, making it suitable for baking.

    Because natural aging takes time, many products are treated with a chemical bleaching agent that speeds along this process. The chemical compounds can have unexpected consequences, like an untoward aftertaste. Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, however, makes an unbleached, unbromated all-purpose baking flour. Just pure flour perfect for baking cakes, muffins, pastries and more!

    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping.

    For over three decades, Bob’s Red Mill, an employee owned company, has been dedicated to “honest-to-goodness” grains. They produce a wide variety of flours, whole grains, lentils and also carry many gluten-free and paleo options.

    They are always my preferred choice when in the baking aisle because I know I’ll be feeding my family wholesome, tasty ingredients.

    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping.

    So what are you waiting for? Get your baking on and make a Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake! Scroll on down for even more easy brunch and breakfast ideas.

    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping.

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    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping. #creamcheesecoffeecake #coffeecakerecipe #creamcheesecoffeecake www.savoryexperiments.com

    5 from 3 votes
    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping.
    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake
    Prep Time
    30 mins
    Cook Time
    1 hr
    Total Time
    1 hr 30 mins
     
    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping.
    Course: Breakfast, Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: coffee cake recipes, cream cheese coffee cake
    Servings: 12
    Calories: 439 kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    Cake Layer:
    • 2 1/4 cups flour
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 3/4 cup unsalted butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 cup sour cream
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1 egg
    Cream Cheese Layer:
    • 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
    Streusel Layer:
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray, set aside.
    2. Start with the cake layer. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add baking soda, baking powder and salt, continue to mix.
    3. Add sour cream, almond extract, and 1 egg. Blend well.
    4. Lastly, add flour until a batter has form. Spread into the bottom of the greased springform pan.
    5. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until soft and fluffy. Add sugar, then egg, beating until smooth. Spread on top of cake layer.
    6. Evenly spread blueberries over cream cheese layer.
    7. Lastly, using a pastry cutter or fork, mash together streusel ingredients, except for almonds. When it forms a paste, sprinkle on top of blueberries. Top with sliced almonds.
    8. Bake for 55-60 minutes. Cake might still seem jiggly, but it is done. Allow to rest for 60 minutes before serving.
    9. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

    Nutrition Facts
    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 439 Calories from Fat 243
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 27g 42%
    Saturated Fat 15g 75%
    Cholesterol 96mg 32%
    Sodium 181mg 8%
    Potassium 143mg 4%
    Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    Sugars 24g
    Protein 5g 10%
    Vitamin A 17.3%
    Vitamin C 2.3%
    Calcium 6.7%
    Iron 8.7%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is an easy coffee cake recipe with three layers of tender cake, silky cream cheese and almond streusel topping. #creamcheesecoffeecake #coffeecakerecipe #creamcheesecoffeecake www.savoryexperiments.com

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