Bursting Blueberry Crumb Cake Recipe

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Bursting Blueberry Crumb Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

For the Cake:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
For the Crumb Topping:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
For the Glaze (optional):
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:

For the Cake:
  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. Cream Butter and Sugar: In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add Eggs and Vanilla: Beat in the eggs one at a time, then add the vanilla extract and mix well.
  4. Combine Wet Ingredients: In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk and sour cream.
  5. Combine Dry Ingredients: In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients: Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the buttermilk mixture, starting and ending with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  7. Add Blueberries: Gently fold in the blueberries with a spatula, being careful not to overmix.
  8. Pour Batter into Pan: Spread the batter evenly into the prepared baking pan.
For the Crumb Topping:
  1. Mix Ingredients: In a medium bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. Add Butter: Pour in the melted butter and mix with a fork until large crumbs form.
  3. Add Topping to Cake: Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over the cake batter.
Bake the Cake:
  1. Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  2. Cool: Allow the cake to cool in the pan on a wire rack.
For the Glaze (optional):
  1. Make the Glaze: In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  2. Drizzle the Glaze: Once the cake is cool, drizzle the glaze over the top.
Serve:
  1. Slice and Serve: Cut the cake into squares and serve. Enjoy your delicious Bursting Blueberry Crumb Cake!

This cake is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Enjoy!