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Blueberry Crumb Cake

This blueberry crumb cake is easy to make and has a streusel crumb topping.

This blueberry crumb cake is a variation of my Sour Cream Coffee Cake.  It has few alterations and it tastes great with the addition of blueberries.  It makes for a tasty breakfast or for a yummy dessert.

I made this crumb cake in a 9×13 baking dish.  I lined the dish with parchment paper because it makes for super easy cleanup! 

This cake has a layer of blueberries between two layers of the cake mix.  It has a streusel topping of cinnamon and nutmeg spices and is finished off with sprinkled blueberries.

Blueberry crumb cake with streusel topping in a white casserole dish.

Making a Moist Cake

The key to making a moist cake is in the technique of making it.  It’s important to not overbeat the mix for the cake and it’s important to not overbake it in the oven! 

Checking the cake with a toothpick in the center of the cake is the best way to tell if it is done.  If it comes out clean, take the cake out of the oven and let it cool on trivets.  Allow the cake to cool completely before adding the drizzle topping.

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Pieces of blueberry crumb cake with streusel topping on a plate.

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Yield: 30 Slices

Blueberry Crumb Cake

Blueberry Crumb Cake

This blueberry crumb cake is easy to make and has a streusel crumb topping.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, room temp
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg

Instructions

Blueberry Crumb Cake

1.Preheat oven to 350°
2.Prepare baking pan by lightly greasing sides and bottom. Use parchment paper if you would like.
3.In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, and sugar.
4.Add in room temp eggs one at a time.
5.Mix in salt, baking powder, vanilla extract, nutmeg, and sour cream.
6.Stir in milk and add flour gradually.
7.Fold in the blueberries.
8.After mixed, set aside.

Crumble Topping


1.Melt 6 tbsp of butter.
2.In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and flour.
3.Mix well and add in melted butter. Mix well. Set aside.


Assembling the Blueberry Crumb Cake



1.Pour the cake batter into the cake pan.
2.Take the prepared crumble topping and sprinkle it over the coffee cake batter. Make sure to spread it evenly across the top.
3.If desired, top with additional blueberries
4.Bake for about 40-45 minutes for an 11x15 pan and about 50-55 minutes for a 9x13 pan.
5.Check the center of the cake with a toothpick to check for doneness.
6.Remove cake from oven and let cool completely.
7.Make sure the cake is cool completely before adding the drizzle topping. If the cake is warm then the drizzle with melt into the cake.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 185Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 181mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 3g

Nutrition calculation is a rough estimate and can vary depending on the cooking technique and the exact ingredients used. For informational purposes only.

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