Sunday, April 25, 2010

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake (*Corrected Version*)

This morning I needed a dessert to take to our church potluck. I needed something easy and quick to make - and that did not contain chocolate (I've had too much of that lately!). I thought a coffee cake would be nice, but I really did not have a good recipe for one. I didn't have time to search out a gluten free recipe, so I just googled "blueberry coffee cake" and copied down the first recipe that came up!

It looked easy to convert to GF... and it turned out beautifully! I neglected to take a picture of it before we left for church, thinking that I would take a picture of a leftover piece after we got home.

Well.... apparently it was a big hit! :) There was only crumbs left. It WAS really yummy!


1 1/2 cups rice flour
1/2 cups tapioca starch
1 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3/4 tsp xanthan gum
1 1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel
1/2 cup butter or other solid fat
1 cup milk or milk substitute
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups blueberries

Preheat the oven to 380 degrees.

Combine the flour, starch, baking powder, salt, xanthan gum and lemon peel (which is optional - I was out of lemons, so I just added a little lemon flavoring) in a mixing bowl.

Cut in the butter or other fat.

In a separate bowl, combine the milk, eggs and vanilla. Whisk until smooth.

Pour the milk mixture into the flour/fat mixture and stir until completely moistened.

Spread batter in a greased 9x13 cake pan.

Sprinkle the blueberries evenly over batter and lightly press down.

Mix streusel topping and sprinkle evenly over berries.

Bake for 35 min or until set - a toothpick should come out clean or with a crumb on it from the center of the cake.

Cool for 30 min and then drizzle icing over warm cake. Enjoy!

2/3 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup rice flour
1/4 cup butter or other fat
1 tsp cinnamon (I used 2 tsp)

Combine to make course crumbs.

1 cup icing sugar
1/4 cup almond flavoring
3-5 tsp milk or other non-dairy liquid

Stir until smooth. Drizzle over cake.


Anonymous said...

Seems like a really good recipe, but did you really mean 1 cup of baking powder?

jennstar said...

OOPS! Thanks for the heads-up! I changed the recipe - that was supposed to be 1 cup sugar and then 2 tsp baking powder. :O
Hope I didn't mess anyone up!

Anonymous said...

Made this with some fresh picked blueberries and it was delicious! Everyone loved it. The lemon added a very nice touch. Thanks!


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