Did you know that coffee cake doesn’t actually have coffee in it? It took us 33 years to figure that one out! Instead savor this Blueberry Crumble Coffee Cake with your favorite latte, cappuccino, or espresso. The fresh blueberries add such a juicy pop of flavor, with a crumble topping that keeps bringing you back for more. Blueberry Crumble Coffee Cake may just be our new favorite morning treat. Celebrating something special? Pair this coffee cake with an Espresso Martini.

blueberry crumble coffee cake

how to make blueberry crumble coffee cake


cake ingredients :

  • 2 C gluten free flour
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1 1/2 C whole blueberries, fresh
  • 1 1/2 C butter, softened
  • 1 C oat milk
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • 1 t salt
  • coconut oil, to grease pan

crumble ingredients :

  • 1/3 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 2 t cinnamon
  • 1 T butter, melted
  • 1/2 C chopped nuts of choice: walnuts, pecans, almonds, etc
ingredients for blueberry crumble coffee cake


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 inch square baking pan with coconut oil, and set aside.

In a large bowl add the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Whisk until ingredients are combined. Then add in the butter by smashing it with a fork. In a separate bowl add the milk, eggs, and vanilla extract. Whisk until ingredients are combined. Next combine ingredients of wet and dry bowls together. Lastly, fold in the blueberries. Add the batter to the baking pan and set aside.

To make the crumble, add the melted butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and chopped nuts to a bowl. Whisk until ingredients are combined. Pour the crumble mixture over the cake batter and place in the oven. Bake for around 35 minutes.

Best enjoyed hot with your favorite cafe’. Buon Appetito!

notes for blueberry crumble coffee cake

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Both being Italian, we really love our coffee from Italy. What’s better then waking up in the morning with the fresh smell of coffee coming from the kitchen? Illy Coffee are our favorite beans to use. Making it the perfect cafe’ to enjoy with a Blueberry Crumble Coffee Cake.

blueberry crumble coffee cake


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We are Elise and Evan and we're so glad you are here! Cheffing up tasty bites and sips is our love language and we are very happy to share these recipes with you. We both have valuable restaurant experience and have learned a thing or two about making tasty bites and sips. Through Carnelian Cooks we are sharing all of our tips and tricks! Please provide a comment or feedback below on any recipes that you give a try. 

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