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Blueberry Coffee Cake

This Blueberry Coffee Cake is an old fashioned recipe that features a lightly sweetened blueberry cake with an over the top streusel topping made with butter, sugar, flour and cinnamon. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry coffee cake, blueberry coffee cake with streusel topping, blueberry streusel coffee cake, old fashioned blueberry coffee cake
Servings: 12
Calories: 346kcal
Author: Barbara


Blueberry Coffee Cake

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups blueberries

Streusel Topping

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 9 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Cream sugar, shortening, egg and vanilla; add milk and mix until smooth.
  • In small increments, add flour and baking soda blending until just incorporated.
  • Fold in blueberries gently; spread into prepared baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine softened butter, sugar, flour and cinnamon until crumbly. Sprinkle over cake.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.


Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg