Happy home baking_ blueberry streusel coffee cake

This blueberry streusel coffee cake was the first thing I made once I am back to my usual baking routine.

I took the recipe from this book, and if you happen to click on the link, you would probably know why I have chosen this recipe. Banana bread topping I simply couldn’t resist the mouth-watering photo on the front cover. Banana bread recipe bread maker Besides this recipe, I have already bookmarked a couple of other recipes from this book.


I bought 4 packs of blueberries a few weeks ago when they were on sale at the local supermarket, they were half the usual price. Banana foster bread In the past, I would never place more than 2 packs of blueberries in the shopping trolley. Topping for banana bread Besides the price, I knew I would have problems trying to use them up before they turn bad. Banana bread without baking powder This mindset has changed since I chanced upon this site. How to make vegan banana bread I have now learned how to freeze blueberries. Banana bread using cake mix This has certainly make life so much easier for me. Banana bread using applesauce I followed the method closely, although I didn’t wash the blueberries before freezing, as I guessed they were already pre-washed. Banana bread using oil I did thaw and washed them before use.

This cake recipe is available here. Bananas foster bread pudding Even though it is not called for in the recipe, I dusted and coated the blueberries with flour before mixing them in the batter. Banana bread with yogurt recipe Alas, this extra step didn’t help to prevent them from sinking to the bottom of the cake. Banana bread with yogurt and applesauce I think the next time I were to bake this again, I would sprinkle the berries on top of the batter instead of mixing it with the batter.

Except for the crunchy sugary streusel toppings, the cake was very moist and the sweetness just right for me…partly because I didn’t ‘pack’ in the brown sugar when measuring them with my newly acquired set of measuring cups, and I have already formed the habit of cutting down the amount of sugar whenever I can. Banana bread with yogurt and oil The use of brown sugar not only enhanced the flavour, it also gave the cake lovely golden brown crumbs. Banana nut bread beer The blueberries were a disappointment though, they were rather bland after baking. Banana nut bread calories They didn’t pass my kids taste buds either. Banana nut bread with chocolate chips My younger boy purposely left the bottom layer of his slice untouched, giving the reason that he was already very very full, and yet, he had room for extra streusel toppings from my share.

Besides the blueberries and walnuts, the cake is made with equal amount of plain and wholemeal flour, which makes it a very wholesome cake for breakfast. Banana nut bread healthy I find that it tasted best when served warm, and I must say it is a perfect companion with a steaming cup of freshly brewed hot coffee.

It was a pleasant surprise to know that Eliza at Notes from My Food Diary has passed on this cute award to me 🙂 Thank you so much Eliza!! It’s now my pleasure to pass on the award to the following floggers for churning out delicious food, post after post!

That coffee cake looks so good! I keep seeing blueberry cakes popping up everywhere- perhaps it’s a sign i should break into that bag of frozen blueberries sitting in the freezer. Banana nut bread cake Thanks for sharing the site about how to freeze berries. Banana nut bread pioneer woman I’m sure it’ll come in really useful the next time the berries go in sale- hopefully i’ll catch them at the right time. Banana nut bread with buttermilk Anyway thanks for the award HHB- what an honour!

Hi Grace, I’m looking forward to reading about it 🙂 Hi Elinluv, hope you will be able to get blueberries soon 🙂 Hi Diana, I learn from recipe books, and many useful baking websites such as baking911.com and joyofbaking.com. Easy banana bread no eggs Welcome to the world of baking 🙂 Hi thecoffeesnob, you are most welcomed!

keke, I also bought 2 packs of blueberries during the sales and the kids did not like the smoothies I made with it, so now the other pack is sitting in the freezer. How to make banana bread pudding Any idea how long can I keep them frozen? I certainly cant try this cake since there is wholemeal … How to make banana bread without eggs oh i miss wholemeal …

Tarah, thanks for visiting! Sherlyn, I am quite certain that your kids wont be able to taste the wholemeal flour in this cake. Banana nut bread recipe healthy They will like the toppings. Healthy banana bread muffins I am not sure how long the blueberries can be kept in the freezer (maybe 6 months or so?), but I will certainly use them within a couple of months.

HHB, but I will have problem finishing the rest of the pack. Best banana bread recipe uk Perhaps must find some other baker who stay near me to share the ingredients keke. Best banana bread recipe sour cream Luckily u say the berries can keep maybe 6 months .. Banana bread with sour cream martha stewart so i still hv at least 4 mths to think abt what I want to do with them.

congratulations on the award, and it’s an honor to receive it from you! I wish we are living nearer and have the opportunity to eat some of your delicious looking baked goods!

Your cake title and nice pictures attracted me very much. Banana bread with sour cream and chocolate chips After i read the recipe, i realise the ingredient of coffee wasn’t there. Banana bread with sour cream and brown sugar i am thinking why it is called streusel COFFEE cake, was it just the printing error?

Hi Shirley, no, it’s not a typo error. Banana bread nutrition facts I used to think that COFFEE cakes are cakes made with coffee as an ingredient too. Healthy banana bread with greek yogurt Coffee cakes are either cakes that are made with coffee or referred to as any cakes that are served with coffee, you can see here for the definition: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffee_cake Hope this helps to clear your doubt 🙂

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