Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Favorite Spice Blueberry Coffee Cake

I didn't show you the finished product first,
 you will have to just scroll down to see how great this looks !

5 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2  large eggs
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon fresh grated lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon fresh nutmeg, grated
3/4 cup whole milk
 2 cups fresh blueberries or very well drained canned

 Heat oven to 350 degrees. Oil spray a rectangular pan. In a mixing bowl beat together the butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon zest and sugar. Add vanilla and eggs and mix until well blended. Add milk and flour a little at a time alternating them until mixed together,  then fold in the blueberries. Pour the batter into the greased pan and set.
 Bake until browned on top around 50 minutes  or until toothpick is clean in the middle.  Serve slightly warm topped with butter or whipped cream.

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