Blueberry Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Topping

  • Yield: 16 servings


Blueberry Coffee Cake:
3/4cup sugar
1/4cup shortening
1 egg
2cups flour
2teaspoons baking powder
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2cup milk
2cups blueberries
1/2cup sugar
1/3cup flour
1teaspoon cinnamon
1/4cup margarine, softened


  1. To prepare cake:  Cream sugar and shortening; add egg and mix until light and fluffy.  Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.  Alternately add flour mixture and milk to creamed mixture.  Fold in blueberries.  Spread in a greased 9×9-inch pan or 2 greased pie pans.
  2. To prepare topping:  Mix dry ingredients and cut in margarine.  Sprinkle topping over blueberry mixture and bake for 40 minutes.  Bake 15 to 20 minutes if using pan pans.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Johnson City’s Treasures of the Smokies(Johnson City, Tn., 1986),