Saturday, August 13, 2005

Blueberry Buckle Coffeecake

Blueberry Buckle (158-5848_IMG)

Source: King Arthur Flour's Whole Grain Baking

Yield: 16 servings

3/4 cup sugar (I used brown sugar and would do so again)
1/2 cup (1 3/4 ounces) whole wheat pastry flour
1/4 cup (1 ounce) unbleached all-purpose flour
1/4 cup (7/8 ounces) old-fashioned rolled oats
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 cups (8 ounces) white whole wheat flour
1/2 cup (2 1/8 ounces) unbleached all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups (10 ounces) blueberries (fresh or, if using frozen, don't thaw them)

Preheat the oven to 375º (I was using a metal 9-inch pan, so I reduced the temp to 350º). Grease and flour a 9-inch-square pan.

For Streusel: Whisk together the sugar, flours, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl. Add the butter and mix to make medium-size crumbs.

For Buckle: Whisk together the flours, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Cream together the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy, then add the eggs, one at a time, stopping to scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl between additions. Stir in half the dry ingredients, then the milk and vanilla, scraping down the sides. Stir in the remaining dry ingredients, then gently fold in the blueberries. Spread the batter in the prepared pan, and sprinkle the streusel evenly over the top.

Bake the buckle until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, 45-50 minutes. Remove it from the oven and let it cool, in the pan, on a rack.

Nutrition per one 2 1/4-inch square: 19g whole grains, 252 cal, 8g fat, 4g protein, 21g complex carbs, 21g sugar, 3g dietary fiber, 46mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 121mg potassium, 1mg iron, 67mg calcium.

I talked about this recipe HERE.

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