Easter Brunch Blackberry Coffee Cake

Greetings of love from me to you, dear friends!
I want to express my gratitude to each one of you for taking the time
to visit the women that participated in the Tea Cup and Mug Exchange.
The exchange was another rewarding experience and it's all thanks to those that participated.
I am so grateful to those that joined the fun AND to those that cheered from the sidelines-
your comments, kindness, and support were a blessing.

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I have a tasty coffee cake recipe that I wanted to share with you, my friends.
It would be a lovely addition to your Easter Brunch :)

2 cups blackberries
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup butter
1 beaten egg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

For filling, in a medium saucepan combine fruit and water.
Bring to boiling.
Combine the 1/4 cup sugar and cornstarch; stir into fruit.
Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly;
set filling aside.

In a medium bowl combine the 1 1/2 cups flour,
the 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and baking soda.
Cut in the 1/4 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; set aside.

In another bowl combine egg, buttermilk, and vanilla.
Add the egg mixture all at once to the flour mixture.
Using a wooden spoon, stir just until moistened
{batter should be lumpy}.
Spread half of the batter into an ungreased 8x8-inch baking pan.
Spread filling over batter.
Drop the remaining batter in small mounds onto filling.

For the crumble:
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter
ground cinnamon

In a small bowl stir together the flour and sugar.
Cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Sprinkle over coffee cake.
Sprinkle cinnamon over the top.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 - 45 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve the coffee cake warm 
and pour cream over the top - you won't be disappointed.

Do you have a favorite brunch dish that you enjoy on Easter?

Thanks for coming by.
Your visits and comments aways bring a smile to my face :)
May your day be bright and beautiful!
Hugs and blessings!

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magnoliasntea said...

Oh my, Stephanie your blackberry coffee cake looks so delicious. I'm trying to wait for the weekend to make it, but this is not easy. I have berries in the freezer, and they are calling me now. I can't wait to try it. Thank you for sharing the recipe.
Have a great Monday!

Julie's Lifestyle said...

Hello Stephanie,
Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful cake recipe with us. Yes, this would be perfect to have for dessert on Easter. Have a nice day.
Julie xo

kathyinozarks said...

Good morning, beautiful photos-and your cake looks delicious-yum

Ashley~ said...


Robyn said...

Yum! I love that we're getting into berry season soon, Stephanie, it's my favourite food and I can't get enough of them, lol.
This looks so delicious. Now if we were neighbours, I could cook salmon and shrimp for you and you could make the desserts. Deal?
Have a wonderful week, sweet lady. xoxo

mamasmercantile said...

Certainly looks delicious.

Home Meadows said...

The coffee cake looks really good. I think it is something my family would enjoy (I know I would). I printed out a low fat coffee cake that I thought I'd make for Easter morning before our service (I'm doing Weight Watchers). Then I'll fix a nice dinner to have later in the day. Happy Monday Stephanie, Heather

Sola Scriptura said...

Oh this looks delicious! Stephanie, you always share such lovely treat recipes. Thank you!

Camille said...

Yum! We don't have a traditional dish for Easter. Hmmm...have to think about that one. This year it's going to be a BIG pot of soup and some cream cheese cupcakes as we are to have a crowd in for lunch. May the Lord bless you as you celebrate His Resurrection!! How wonderful it is that He is Risen!!! Hugs, Camille

Sylvia said...

This looks great for Easter or any day of the week. Blueberries or Strawberries would be could also, with ice cream! Yummy!

Anonymous said...

It attracts me to have a bite! Looks so beautiful!

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kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Oh my goodness, I am drooling over the blackberry coffee cake! Have I ever told you how much I love blackberries?...well, actually any berry, for that matter! I'd love a slice of this right now. Thank you for sharing the recipe! Love and hugs to you.

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

It looks yummy.

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Stephanie, this looks so delicious! I love blackberries, and your photos look so yummy! I can only imagine how tasty this is with cream on top! Hugs, precious friend!

Anne Payne said...

That looks mouth-watering delicious! And your photos are so pretty, too :)


Sandi said...


Karen @ Beatrice Euphemie said...

I collect blackberry recipes because that is one 'crop' we have an over-abundance of around here! This one looks so mouth-watering! Thank you for another lovely recipe, my Dear! Hugs xo Karen

Billie Jo said...

I live for your recipes, you know!
This will be on our table this weekend.
Blackberries are my and my Madison's favorite!!!
Printing it off now!
Happy and Blessed Holy Week, my sweet friend. : )

Miss Val's Creations said...

This looks absolutely heavenly! Blackberries are one of my favorites (or any berry for that matter).

Debby Ray said...

Oh Stephanie, what a delicious looking coffee cake...i just LOVE blackberry anything! Thanks for sharing this recipe. I have been reading some of the posts from the teacup exchange...in fact, I have bookmarked it so I can go back and read the rest. I'm just amazed...how do you do it all, friend? I admire you for everything you do, sweet friend...you are such an inspiration :)

camp and cottage living said...

Oh, your coffee cake looks so yummy. I wonder if I could substitute raspberries....

Kim said...

Hi, just started reading your beautiful blog. This recipe looks delicious! Thanks for sharing it!

Polly said...

ooohh this looks gorgeous x

NanaDiana said...

I am just about drooling just looking at that! Trust me, that is good considering nothing appeals to me when I am on these stupid meds. lol

Thanks for the recipe. It is PERFECT for Easter. xo Diana

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Blueberries are MY FAVORITE! I used to love blueberry pie à la mode...and I've eaten so many blueberries in my lifetime! This looks like the perfect side to a fine cup of tea. Happy Monday evening my sweet one! Anita

Anonymous said...

I can tell from looking at these photos that I would love this. You may remember our last home had wild blackberries that grew. Oh, how I miss them!!! God bless the rest of your week. Enjoy every minute. xoxo

Tanna said...

This is the first blackberry coffeecake I've seen and it looks wonderful. And perfect for Easter. Thank you so much. blessings ~ tanna

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe Stephanie! The cake looks like it would melt in the mouth, yum. I might try it with blueberries. :)

Vee said...

That looks so delicious, not to mention just plain pretty.

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh my goodness, this blueberry coffee cake looks scrumptious, Stephanie. I love blueberries and sometimes I put them in my oatmeal. You are a wonderful baker. You know, Jess is the baker in the family, and I love to bake too.

I noticed your sweet picture on your side bar. Wasn't that your original profile picture, I remember that one. You look so pretty.

Have a very nice Easter week, my cherished friend.

love, ~Sheri

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

Oh my word that looks so delicious!


Have a blessed week, Stephanie! Hugs!

Red Rose Alley said...

ooops, these are blackberries, I thought they were blueberries. They are so yummy too. :~)

Mari said...

It's so pretty and sounds so good! I have to work on Easter, but I'll have to make it soon!

Unknown said...

Stephanie, blackberries are the best and this looks yummy, thanks for sharing, can't wait to try. Blessings to you and your family.

Vicky Hunt said...

Oh my goodness Stephanie...this looks divine! I so wish I had a piece right now. I am so ready to finish my kitchen so I can cook and bake again. I miss it so! Hope you have a lovely week my friend!!

Barbara Neubeck said...

... looks delicious... and the thought of a lovely piece with cream on it is making my mouth water.....xxxx
I usually celebrate Easter with some Hot Cross Buns with butter.....
Hugs... Barb xxx

Bethany Carson said...

That looks scrumptious! Love your background for the photos as well. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Mrs. Smith said...

These look mighty tasty, dear friend. Beautiful pictures too!! Blessings and hugs to you! :)

Kelly-Anne said...

Baking is pure bliss, is it not...? This looks just delicious, dear Stephanie! Blackberries are simply the best!
I love making homemade Hot Cross Buns for breakfast on Good Friday...we enjoy them throughout the year, but add the crosses and glaze at Easter time! Hmmm...I love how spicy they are and the tang of the orange zest we like to add!
Sunshine and smiles for the your week!
Hugs and love,

Martha's Favorites said...

That care looks so good. Have a blessed Easter. Hugs, Martha

Unknown said...

Thank you for the recipe Stephanie, I will try it.
Fondly Michelle

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Hello dearest Stephanie

Oh your Blackberry Coffee cake looks delicious!
I will be baking it to enjoy at Easter too.

Thank you again for organising the Teacup and Mug Exchange - you are such a giving and generous person sweet friend.
I was especially lucky having you as my exchange partner and I can't stop looking at all the beautiful things you made for me!

Love and blessings

Shane xox

Sheryl said...

Just too delicious, am saving this recipe to try when blackberries are available. Here in Spain they are considered `exotic´fruits and hardly anyone eats them :-(

Feral Turtle said...

This looks so delicious. I will be pinning it and maybe trying it with raspberries as I still have quite a few bags in the freezer. Thanks for sharing!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

I love blackberries! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Conniecrafter said...

MMMm that sounds good, I wonder how it would be with blueberries, my hubby doesn't care for blackberries :(

Nina said...

My mom used to make this type of cake with blackberries .. I miss her here on Easter, looking forward to summer when we'll meet again :)
Thank you for sharing the recipe,
Wishing you a Happy and Joyful Easter. my friend!

Stacy said...

This coffee cake looks so good and would be perfect for the 4th of July too. Thank you for sharing!

My thrift store addiction said...

Stephanie, this looks heavenly! Thanks so much for sharing & Happy Easter! Hugs, Cecilia

Marcia said...

Oh me, oh my, looks yummy. I could not resist clicking ... from SYC.
Always nice visiting, Stephanie. Hope you had a lovely Easter.

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