This easy Blueberry Coffee Cake is perfect for breakfast with a cup of hot coffee! Moist and soft coffee cake loaded with fresh blueberries and topped with a buttery streusel. The coffee cake is a great way to incorporate fresh blueberries just like the blueberry banana bread recipe!

Blueberry coffee cake slices stacked on top of each other sprinkled with powdered sugar.

This blueberry coffee cake is so moist yet soft and airy loaded with blueberries and topped with a crumbly streusel. It’s the perfect recipe for brunch, dessert, or breakfast.

This recipe reminds me of a Blueberry Muffin recipe, except it’s in cake form.

Blueberry cake sliced into squares on a platter topped with powdered sugar next to a lemon.


  • Sugar – granulated sugar sweetens the cake.
  • Sour cream – adds moisture to the coffee cake.
  • Lemon – a combination of zest and fresh lemon juice adds freshness to the cake.
  • Flour – all-purpose flour and baking powder.
  • Blueberries – fresh berries are best for this recipe.
  • Streusel topping – flour, butter, cinnamon, brown sugar, and sugar come together to make a delicious crumble topping.

How to Make Blueberry Cake

A glass bowl with the wet ingredients for blueberry coffee cake.

1 – In a bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Then, add the sour cream, vanilla, eggs, and lemon juice. Mix until combined.

The glass bowl of batter with blueberries.

2 -Into the bowl, add in the sifted flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix to combine.

The combined batter in a glass bowl.

3 – In a small bowl, toss the blueberries and 1 tsp flour together. Fold carefully into the cake batter.

A white casserole dish with the poured batter, topped with the streusel toppings.

4 – In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cubed butter, cinnamon, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until crumble forms.

Pour the blueberry batter into the baking dish and top with the streusel crumb.

The baked coffee cake in a casserole dish.

5 – Bake until a toothpick comes out clean if inserted into the center of the cake.

Recipe FAQs

Can I use Frozen Blueberries?

Yes, you can substitute fresh blueberries for frozen ones. Don’t thaw the blueberries, add them to the cake batter frozen.

Can Coffee Cake be Made in Advance?

Yes, this cake can be made in advance and tastes wonderful. You can even slightly warm it before serving for the fresh, out-of-oven taste! The cake will keep fresh for 2-3 days if covered and refrigerated.

What size pan do I use?

7”x11” pan– Bake 35-40 minutes.
9” square pan– Bake 45-50 minutes.
9” round pan– Bake 40-50 minutes.

A slice of blueberry cake on a white plate with a spoon and fresh blueberries.

EASY Blueberry Coffee Cake

Author: Valentina
5 from 6 votes
This soft and moist coffee cake recipe is loaded with fresh blueberries and a struesel topping. This incredible pastry is easy to make and the result is a delicious blueberry coffee cake.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 10 servings


blueberry cake-

  • 4 Tbsp unstalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries
  • 1 tsp all-purposeflour, measured then sifted

struesel topping-

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temp & cubed
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking dish with parchment paper and spray with baking spray.
  • In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add the sour cream, vanilla, eggs, lemon zest, and the lemon juice to the bowl and mix until combined.
  • Add in the sifted flour, baking powder and salt, beat until incorporated.
  • In a small bowl toss the blueberries with 1 tsp flour and add to the cake batter. Gently fold into the batter.
  • Combine together the flour, cubed butter, cinnamon, brown sugar and granulated sugar until mixture forms a crumb.
  • Pour the blueberry cake batter to the baking dish. Top with the streusel crumb.
    Bake at 35-40 minutes or until cake is fully cooked.
  • Enjoy!


311kcal Calories51g Carbs5g Protein10g Fat4g Saturated Fat45mg Cholesterol207mg Sodium211mg Potassium2g Fiber29g Sugar424IU Vitamin A6mg Vitamin C88mg Calcium2mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
EASY Blueberry Coffee Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 311 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 207mg9%
Potassium 211mg6%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 424IU8%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 88mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)