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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Comfort Food

As we continue to endure the never-ending winter, I felt it was time for a little comfort.  Growing up that always involved food and usually desserts. Please do not turn me in to the sugar police, I do not recommend eating this sort of thing every day.  This is perfect for a brunch or large family gathering.

This recipe is a combination of two recipes I found in a Taste of Home cookbook.  I found myself with a bunch of homemade lemon curd and some fresh blueberries that I wanted to use up, so I created this recipe.  My husband can attest that sometimes the recipes don't work, but this one was utterly delicious!

So good, in fact, that it was pretty much gone by the time it dawned on me to take a picture of it.

The last and rather large piece of Blueberry Lemon Coffeecake.



Blueberry Lemon Coffeecake
Fresh blueberries, lemon curd and a buttery crust!

Batter Ingredients:


¾ cups
Sugar
¾ cups
Butter, softened
½ tsp
Baking powder
½ tsp
Baking soda
½ tsp
Salt
¾ cup
Sour cream
1
Egg
¾ cup
Lemon curd
2 ¼ cups
Flour


Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a spring form pan with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and sugar together. Add the baking powder, baking soda, salt, sour cream, egg and lemon curd. Mix thoroughly. Add the flour and mix just until combined. The batter will be stiff and very sticky.

Spread the batter in the bottom of the spring form pan and slightly up the sides. Set aside and make the filling.

Filling Ingredients:
½ cup
Sour cream
½ cup
Lemon curd
2 cups
Fresh blueberries, washed and drained



Filling Directions:

In a small bowl mix the sour cream and the lemon curd together. Sprinkle the blueberries onto the batter. Pour the lemon curd/sour cream mixture on top of the berries.

Baking Directions:

Place the spring form pan on a baking sheet and place in the preheated oven. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Reduce the heat to 325 and bake an additional 45 minutes. Test by shaking the pan slightly, middle of cake should not jiggle. Interior of cake will be very moist. Remove from oven and cool. Remove the spring form pan and transfer to a large platter or cake stand.

Icing Directions:

Mix 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon milk together until smooth. Drizzle over the top of the coffee cake.



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Happy Tasty Tuesday!



14 comments:

  1. OH MY...this looks delicious! I can only imagine how great it tastes. I'll have to give this a try! Thanks for sharing it.

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  2. This looks scrumptious, Diane! And that's a very pretty little dish it's sitting in.

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  3. I can see your teeth marks all over that last piece! I'm jealous.

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  4. Gosh what wonderful comfort food - we have finally got some sun! :)

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  5. Diane - that looks fabulous...I am afraid I would have to have more than one slice. Gosh that looks good...hope your snow is melting and warm weather is on its way. Crazy year for weather!! Have a good day.

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  6. This looks so yummy!! Lemon and blueberry, two of my favorite!! I am for sure trying this! I know my mom will love it too! Thanks Diane ;o) ( I don't want to ruin anything, but you haven't got anything in the mail from me????)

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    1. No, nothing...Now I am very curious!!

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  7. Looks sooo delicious! Love the bunny smelling the flower in you header:)

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  8. Oh YUMMMMMMMY . Good thing warm weather is here as I need to walk off my love for comfort food !
    PS I love the little bouncing birds on your website as well as the soothing music :)

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  9. oh this just would be so so so good right about now...

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  10. that looks amazing! Thanks so much for taking the time to link up to the Tasteful Tuesday party @Nap-TimeCreations.com. Make sure to follow my blog via bloglovin, GFC or facebook so you don't miss out on my features posts... it could be YOU :o)thanks for the link back :o)
    Emily

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