Posted at 2:12 pm , on February 19, 2019
Joe and I recently took a few days to visit family in the Florida Keys. We loved the warm sunshine and tropical weather. The ocean is beautiful, the food is great and family time was the icing on the cake. However, traveling included early wake up calls and long flights which was tiresome. I needed caffeine and sugar to keep me alert when I couldn’t get moving on those early mornings. After we went through TSA security I treated myself to a pastry and coffee. It’s one of those things I only have occasionally because I’m so addicted to it, hence the coffeecake. I’m still trying to reign in my indulgence, but until then I’m going to eat cake! What goes better with coffee than a sweet slice of coffeecake. I tell myself the blueberries are to make it healthier although I doubt anyone would believe me. It has such a moist texture and the warm blueberries just melt into the cake. Lemons are notoriously tasty with anything blueberry so I drizzled a lemony glaze over top. It’s like a little slice of heaven on a plate!
Posted at 8:56 am , on February 13, 2015
I have collected the Annual Southern Living recipes for some of the best recipes around and this one has stuck with me through the years. It’s one of those recipes that I continue to go back to time and time again. I used fresh blueberries for the cake but I also had a stash of blueberries packed and sealed away in the freezer that would make a very tasty blueberry sauce. Such a versatile cake, it’s perfect as a weekend treat for breakfast or brunch but can be also be served as a dessert.
Posted at 8:28 am , on August 20, 2013
The blueberries have been abundant and very sweet this season so I’ve been stocking up. Anytime I find good berries I put a few extra pints in the freezer for future recipes. It’s been much cooler this August so I felt like baking and made two loaves of brioche bread. Nothing smells better than fresh bread from the oven! We ate one loaf and I set the other aside to make bread pudding. Since I had extra blueberries at the time it made sense to combine the two and I added some cream cheese to make it extra moist and almost cheesecake like. Joe thought it was the best thing he’d ever ate, but then again every time I make dessert he says that. What can I say, he’s just a sweet guy!