Cooking Index - Cooking Recipes & IdeasAny Fruit Coffee Cake Recipe - Cooking Index

Any Fruit Coffee Cake

Type: Fruit
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 cups 948mlFruit*
1 teaspoon 5mlGround cinnamon
1 cup 160g / 5.6ozBlueberries, whole
1 cup 198g / 7ozButter
1 cup 237mlWater
2   Eggs - slightly beaten
2 tablespoons 30mlLemon juice
1 cup 237mlMilk
1 1/4 cups 247g / 8.7ozSugar
1 teaspoon 5mlVanilla
1/3 cup 20g / 0.7ozCornstarch
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozSugar
3 cups 187g / 6.6ozAll-purpose flour
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozAll-purpose flour
1 cup 198g / 7ozSugar
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozButter
1 tablespoon 15mlBaking powder
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozWalnuts - chopped
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F. In a saucepan, combine choice of fruit and the water. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes or until fruit is tender. Stir in lemon juice. Mix the 1 1/4 cups sugar and cornstarch; stir into fruit mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cool.

In a mixing bowl, stir together the 3 cups flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and mace. Cut in the 1 cup butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Combine eggs, milk, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture, mixing until blended. Spread half of the batter into a greased 9x13 baking pan or two 8x8 baking pans.

Spread the cooled fruit mixture over the batter. Spoon the remaining batter in small mounds over the fruit mixture, spreading out as much as possible, Combine the 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup flour; cut in the 1/4 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in nuts.

Sprinkle nut mixture over batter in pan. Bake 45-50 minutes for a 9x13 pan or 40-45 minutes for the two 8x8 pans, or until cake tests done. Cool.


*like apples, apricots, peaches, chopped pineapple

Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook


Average rating:

Unrated, please add a rating

Submit your rating:

Click a star to rate this recipe.