You are here: Home » Recipes » Blueberry Coffee Cake Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe by American Profile Yield 16 servings PrintEmail "Though I stay busy working as a nurses' aid for the elderly, I find time to cook and write down my favorite recipes to share. This coffeecake is easy to make and so good." Ingredients Coffeecake:1/2 cup vegetable shortening1 cup sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder2/3 cup milk2 cups fresh or frozen blueberriesTopping:2/3 cup sugar2/3 cup flour1/2 cup butter or margarine1/4 teaspoon almond extract Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. To prepare the cake, beat shortening and sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Combine flour and baking powder. Add flour mixture alternately with milk to the shortening mixture. When smooth, spoon batter into baking pans. Sprinkle 1 cup of blueberries over the batter in each pan. To prepare the topping, combine sugar and flour. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Add almond extract. Sprinkle over blueberries. Bake about 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes our clean. Cool slightly, and cut into wedges. Makes 2 coffeecakes. Recipe by Ceola Rivers, Atmore, Ala.