Blueberry Bitter Cream Espresso Cake

Moist, fluffy and bursting with contemporary, juicy berries, Blueberry Bitter Cream Espresso Cake is a formidable deal with for anytime of day. The swirl of cinnamon sugar and tangy-sweet lemon glaze elevate this easy-to-make Bundt recipe to extraordinary heights of taste!

Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

 In case you like my Cinnamon Bitter Cream Espresso Cake, you’re going to like it much more with the addition of contemporary blueberries.

Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

This moist espresso cake is elegantly candy with a young crumb due to bitter cream and loads of butter. The pop of candy and tart blueberries and a touch of cinnamon pair completely collectively. I topped mine with a beneficiant drizzle of lemon icing as a result of each morning is best when icing is concerned!

I really like making bundt desserts as a result of they all the time look spectacular, even once they take little or no effort to make. This bitter cream blueberry cake isn’t any exception. It takes about quarter-hour to prep the batter and the remainder of the time is palms off whereas the cake bakes. When it’s carried out, simply pour on the glaze, slice and serve. 

Freshly baked blueberry espresso cake is begging to be loved with a sizzling cup of espresso or tea on a leisurely weekend morning. Or convey it into the workplace someday and prepare to be everybody’s new greatest buddy! 

Ingredients for a Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

You’ll want the next components for this blueberry espresso cake Bundt? 

For the cake batter, you have to:

  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • All-purpose flour
  • Bitter Cream
  • Vanilla extract
  • Recent or frozen blueberries
  • Lemon Zest – when you’d like for a touch of lemon contained in the cake, too!

To make the cinnamon filling on the middle of the cake, collect these components, too:

  • Floor cinnamon
  • Brown sugar
  • Flour

And, lastly, for the icing:

  • Powdered sugar
  • Lemon juice – OR use milk as a substitute when you’re not a fan of lemon. Then prime with some further contemporary lemon zest.

Professional tip: Make sure that your components are room temperature earlier than you combine the batter. They incorporate extra simply and easily once they’re not ice chilly! 

A sour cream coffee cake with blueberries.

Why use bitter cream in a espresso cake? 

Bitter cream is a standard ingredient in baking for a few causes. The first purpose we use bitter cream on this recipe and recipes like Strawberry Cream Muffins is for moisture. Bitter cream is thick with a excessive ratio of fat to liquids. It provides moisture to the cake with out thinning the batter the best way a liquid would. 

The acidity in bitter cream additionally provides a touch of tanginess to the candy, vanilla cake batter that deepens the flavour and makes each chunk extra satisfying! 

Don’t have any bitter cream? Greek yogurt generally is a implausible one to 1 substitute. Simply be certain to make use of the plain, unsweetened selection. 

Learn how to Make Blueberry Bitter Cream Espresso Cake

To begin, preheat your oven to 350°F and grease and flour your Bundt pan. I used this 12 cup Bundt pan for my blueberry espresso cake. 

Cream sugar and butter with an electrical mixer till clean and fluffy. Then, beat within the eggs separately. 

Flip your mixer to low velocity and add the bitter cream and vanilla. In a separate bowl, gently toss the candy blueberries with a rubber spatula in a couple of tablespoon of flour. Coating the blueberries helps them keep suspended within the cake batter as a substitute of sinking to the underside. 

Add the remaining flour to the batter together with the salt and baking powder. 

1st set of process photos for a Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Combine every thing collectively till simply mixed to create a really thick batter. You should definitely scrape the perimeters of the bowl!
Now stir in half of the blueberries and spoon half of the batter into the ready pan. Use a spoon or spatula to unfold the batter as easily and evenly as doable. 

Toss collectively the brown sugar, cinnamon and a bit of extra flour. Sprinkle this combination excessive of the batter within the pan, then prime with the remaining blueberries and batter. Bake the bitter cream espresso cake till a toothpick or cake tester inserted comes out clear. Bake time takes about an hour relying in your oven. 

Make sure that to let the cake relaxation for 10 minutes within the pan. Then flip it onto a wire rack to complete cooling utterly. 

Now it’s time to make the icing: Whisk collectively the powdered sugar and lemon juice (or milk), then drizzle it over the utterly cooled cake. 

You could find the whole checklist of components, full directions, and dietary data within the recipe card under!

2nd set of process photos for a Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Can I make this in a distinct kind of cake pan?

Sure, you need to use a distinct kind of pan. A a 9×13-inch baking dish or a spherical springform pan would each work effectively for this recipe. Simply remember that the baking time could must be adjusted and could also be longer relying on the dimensions and depth of the pan. 

Additionally, in case you are making this in one thing aside from Bundt pan then I like to recommend utilizing the filling as a topping! 

Blueberry coffee cake fresh from the oven.

What variations can I make?

  • Swap out the berries! Use this espresso cake recipe with strawberries, raspberries and even chopped apples as a substitute of blueberries. Totally different sorts of fruit have totally different moisture ranges so be certain the fruit is agency and gained’t launch an excessive amount of liquid into the cake. 
  • Add nuts. Put some crunch within the espresso cake by stirring a half cup of chopped pecans, walnuts or almonds into the batter. Nuts would make a enjoyable, crispy topping for the cake, too. 
  • Powdered sugar: Mud the baked, cooled espresso cake with powdered sugar as a substitute of the glaze for a candy, stunning crowning glory. I really like utilizing my OXO Dusting Wand to mud ALL the issues with powdered sugar!
Top of a glazed Blueberry Coffee Cake

Storing Leftover Blueberry Espresso Cake with Bitter Cream

One more reason you’ll love this cake: it stays moist and tender for days after baking. 

Retailer any leftover cake in an hermetic container at room temperature for as much as 2 days. Within the fridge it retains effectively for as much as 4 days. 

Are you able to freeze espresso cake? YES! This bitter cream espresso cake with blueberries stays good within the freezer for as much as 2 months. To thaw, let it sit at room temperature for a couple of hours or within the fridge in a single day.

Glaze on a coffee cake with blueberries

Espresso Cake Recipes

Whoever got here up with the entire thought of espresso cake has my everlasting gratitude. It’s an entire class of cake that you simply’re allowed to eat for breakfast! Greater than allowed to — you’re anticipated to. 

Orange Cranberry Espresso Cake and Cranberry Espresso Cake are two staples of my vacation breakfast menus. Cinnamon Roll Cake combines two cozy breakfast goodies into one sliceable delight. 

Searching for a espresso cake with a crumb topping? This Apple Crumb Cake has a streusel topping that’s been described as “to die for”! This Straightforward Blueberry Crumb Cake Recipe is one other tackle blueberry espresso cake you’ll take pleasure in. 

A slice of blueberry coffee cake with sour cream.

Finest Recipes with Blueberries

I couldn’t probably select one single favourite blueberry primarily based recipe. Top off on blueberries whereas they’re in season so you’ll be able to attempt all of them!

Blueberry Cream Cheese Scones can have you prepared for afternoon tea on the terrace (or simply in your kitchen!) this summer season. Blueberry Ginger Cheese Danish is one other pastry I really like pairing with tea and low. 

Whereas I really like consuming cake for breakfast, I acknowledge that it’s not probably the most well being acutely aware possibility for daily of the week! This Blueberry Banana Smoothie Bowl alternatively is gentle, nourishing and stuffed with pure sweetness from the contemporary fruit. Baked Blueberry Oatmeal is a heat breakfast that’s good for physique and soul. 

Love muffins? These Cornmeal Blueberry Muffins will be made for breakfast or as a dinner aspect with some chili. 

At dessert time, showcase the decadent aspect of blueberries with a pan of Blueberry Almond Dream Bars or a No-Bake Blueberry Pie. These Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars are wealthy, creamy and topped with a zesty streusel. 

Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake



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Whether or not you serve it for breakfast, dessert or a midnight snack, this Bitter Cream Blueberry Espresso Cake is a must-try recipe for summer season and past! 

Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Created by: Lynne Feifer

Blueberry Bitter Cream Espresso Cake

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook dinner Time 55 minutes
Whole Time 1 hour 20 minutes

This blueberry espresso cake is moist, fluffy and bursting with contemporary juicy taste! Stuffed with cinnamon sugar and topped with a candy glaze, you will like it for breakfast, dessert or any time of day.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan.

  • In a big mixing bowl, cream the granulated sugar and butter for 2-3 minutes, till clean and fluffy.

  • Add the eggs, separately, beating effectively after every addition.

  • Scrape the bowl, then combine the bitter cream and vanilla extract in on low velocity.

  • Place the blueberries in a bowl and toss them with about 1 tablespoon of flour.

  • Pour the remaining flour on prime of the batter. Then sprinkle the flour with baking powder and salt. Stir into the batter till it’s simply blended in. The batter can be thick.

  • Stir half of the blueberries (1 ½ cups) into the batter.

  • Spoon half of the batter into the ready Bundt pan and unfold it clean.

  • Combine the brown sugar, 1/3 cup of flour, and the cinnamon in a small mixing bowl.

  • Sprinkle the filling combination over the batter within the pan. Then add the remaining blueberries over the filling.

  • Spoon the remainder of the batter over the blueberries and clean with a spatula.

  • Bake for 55-70 minutes, or till a toothpick inserted comes out clear.

  • Let relaxation for 10 minutes within the pan, then invert onto a cooling rack and funky utterly.

  • Whisk the powdered sugar and lemon juice or milk in a bowl till clean. Drizzle over the utterly cooled cake earlier than serving.


Serving: 1serving | Energy: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 4g | Fats: 16g | Saturated Fats: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 1g | Monounsaturated Fats: 4g | Trans Fats: 0.5g | Ldl cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 524IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg

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