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Blueberry yoghurt coffee cake


Don't be misconstrued by the word 'coffee' in this 'Blueberry yoghurt coffee cake' as coffee is certainly not an ingredient required in the making of this cake.  Coffee cake is just a class of cakes to be served alongside coffee or tea for breakfast, during coffee/tea breaks or even afternoon tea.  Some may have a streusel or a light glaze drizzle as topping but more often than not  they are flavoured with spices, nuts or fruits.












This cake is moist, not heavy but rich in flavour and the blueberries do add a little bit of texture to the cake.  Coffee, any one?

Recipe for Blueberry yoghurt coffee cake
Ingredients
  • 12 oz plain flour
  • 1.1/2  tsp baking powder
  • 1.1/2  tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2  tsp salt
  • 170 gm butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 7 oz caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 250 gm fresh blueberries
  • 500 ml blueberry/plain yoghurt or sour cream
Method
  1. Sift the flour with the baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt, mix thoroughly, set aside.
  2. Cream the butter with sugar till soft, creamy and light.
  3. Add in eggs one at a time, mix well.  Add in the vanilla
  4. Fold in sifted flour, alternating with yoghurt, starting with flour and ending with flour.  Scrape from the bottom and sides of the mixing bowl, mix well.
  5. Gently fold in the blueberries.  Mix well.
  6. Pour the batter into a lightly greased and floured 9 inch bundt tin.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg C for 1 hour and 5 mins. till golden brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  8. Leave cake in the tin for a while before removing onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Comments

  1. wish i can have a slice of this, perfect for my afternoon tea later..

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  2. I'll have that last piece please, looks like there are more blueberries there:D Yummy looking cake Cheah

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  3. Cheah, I want both coffee and cake. Let's have an afternoon tea together ;DD

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  4. Coffee, any one? >> Me... Me...

    Hehe... Perfect for tea!

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  5. i used to misunderstand the word 'coffee cake' too. That's a piece of cake, moist and tangy. i'll take one and go with my juice!

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  6. I m with Anncoo...coffee and cake please :) Count me in :)

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  7. Sonia
    Be my guest and help yourself!

    Jeannie
    Mmmm... more blueberries better flavour.

    Anncoo
    Yes, why not?

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  8. Ha ha, the first time I saw a recipe for coffee cake, i was confused when I looked at the ingredients and there was no coffee :) Your cake looks beautifully moist. I love the shape too, I can never get my cake to come out of the bundt pan cleanly.

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  9. Hanushi
    You're more than welcome to join me!

    Lena
    Yes, names can be misleading!

    Elin
    Yes, join in the fun!

    Torviewtoronto
    Thank you. This will be great for Ramadan!

    Shaz
    Oh yes, you can. Just lightly grease the pan then sprinkle some flour over it, shake off any excess flour. But then the specks of flour may create holes on the surface of the cake

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  10. I love all cakes with blueberries. I'm coming for a BIG slice :D

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  11. Wish we're enjoying it together right now! haha... From the screen....
    Have a lovely evening.
    Kristy

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  12. Count me in for the coffee and cake too...hehehe :)

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