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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Blueberry Coffee Cake With Streusel Topping

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This is yet another recipe I have tried from DK's Chef In You. I made this egg-less cake for "Navrathiri Nights" get together at a friend's place and everyone gave me a double thumbs-up for this moist dense cake. The original recipe called for Sour Cream but substituted with thick Yogurt. And, I made my own Streusel topping for the cake. I only had a bite, so I will take my friend's word that everyone at the get together enjoyed it very much.
Sending this to Tried and Tasted event hosted at Priya's
Ingredients:
For the Cake:
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup(1 Stick) Unsalted Butter, melted
  • 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar (Add 1/4 Cup more if you like your cakes really sweet)
  • 1/2 Cup Homemade Applesauce
  • 1 Tsp each Baking Soda and Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Thick Yogurt
  • 1 Cup Fresh or Unthawed Frozen Blueberries
  • A pinch of Salt
For the Streusel Topping:
  • 1/3 Cup Toasted Walnuts, roughly broken
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 3 Tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Craisins(dried Cranberries)
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
Procedure:
  • Sift all the dry ingredients together.
  • Beat the butter, sugar, applesauce and yogurt together.Add the Vanilla extract.
  • Mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients in batches. 
  • Fold the unthawed blueberries and transfer the batter to a greased and prepared 9" round cake pan.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine the ingredients for the streusel and sprinkle/spread it on the top of the cake batter with a silicone spatula.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes clean.
  • Cool the cake completely prior to cutting.
Enjoy with a cup of coffee or tea.
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30 comments:

  1. கேக் மிக அருமையாக இருக்கு...

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  2. That looks fabulous Lassie...Perfect lighting for the photographs..

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  3. Yogurt in a cake batter...sound interesting...and yumicious..

    Had a question? what does it take to be invited in a get-together which serves coffee cake :)

    thanks for posting :)

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  4. yum, the nuts and berries makes it all the more tempting :)

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  5. beautiful CL..love to have that with my cold coffee...sorry I am not a hot coffee person!...But I would love to munch on that beauty anytime!

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  6. Oh yum! I love blueberry coffee cake. Yours looks wonderful, especially with the streusel topping:)

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  7. Hey,

    That looks amazing...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  8. Lovely texture and flavorful cake. Like the streusel topping on it, makes it look very nutty and crunchy.

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  9. wow... awesome cake... love the Streusel Topping!

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  10. Very inviting cake, any leftovers there, am coming there rite now..lolz..thanks for sending to T&T dear..

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  11. The cake looks delightfully tasty and superbly baked.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. amazing...
    I need tat bit now.. atleast virtually!

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  13. love the streusel topping...looks so so moist.

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  14. Love Streusel Topping, cake looks super soft yum!

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  15. Fabulous and delicious.
    What else can one ask for ? ♥

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  16. I love anything with streusel! This look fantastic.

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  17. I can tell just from looking that the texture of that is PERFECT. What I would have given to be there eating it...

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  18. Lovely dear..thanks for sharing esp since Baking is my weakness :)

    Cheers,
    Reshmi
    www.rookieqookie.com

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  19. umm looks absolutely delicious..love the topping.

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  20. That does look like a winning dessert. I would love me some now. The day we begin getting blueberries here, this is what I'm gonna make!

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  21. what a stunner.... totally yummy.... would love to taste it....

    what a pity we don't get blueberries here.....

    Cheers,
    The Variable, Crazy Over Desserts - Nachiketa
    Catch me on facebook @ Crazy Over Desserts

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  22. I forget how much I like struesel toppings so thanks for reminding me and a good idea to use on a large cake - quite unusual, a lovely compliment to the soft blueberries.

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