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Blueberry Coffee Cake with brown sugar topping on plate.

Blueberry Coffee Cake

This Blueberry Coffee Cake recipe with a brown sugar streusel is made with fresh blueberries. It is perfect as a snack or delicious dessert.
Course brunch or dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 175kcal


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 t baking powder
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter/margarine softened
  • 1 t grated lemon peel
  • 2 cups blueberries


  • cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees f.
  • Grease a cake or square baking pan.
  • In a bowl mix flour and baking powder. Set aside
  • In a large bowl, add egg and sugar.
  • Add milk and lemon juice.
  • Add the blueberries and stir gently.
  • Pour the coffee cake batter into cake pan.
  • Set aside. In a separate bowl, mix topping ingredient until crumbly.
  • Grease cake pan with butter or cooking spray.
  • Spread streusel mixture on top of the batter from edge to edge of pan.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.


Baking time may vary depending on your oven.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg