Blackberry Coffee Cake

Blackberry Coffee Cake

Have you ever picked sun-ripened plump blackberries? You've just picked a great coffee cake to bake them in!

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Blackberry Filling
1 1/4
cups frozen (thawed and well drained) blackberries
cup finely chopped pecans
tablespoons granulated sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
Coffee Cake
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4
cups granulated sugar
cup butter or margarine, softened
teaspoon vanilla
container (8 ounces) sour cream
Powdered Sugar Glaze
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
to 4 teaspoons water
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and side of 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  2. In small bowl, mix all Blackberry Filling ingredients; set aside.
  3. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and baking soda; set aside. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour mixture alternately with sour cream on low speed.
  4. Spread one-third of the batter in pan; sprinkle with half of the filling. Spoon another one-third of the batter by tablespoonfuls over filling; sprinkle with remaining filling. Spoon remaining batter over filling; spread evenly.
  5. Bake coffee cake 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir all Powdered Sugar Glaze ingredients until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over cooled coffee cake.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead Tip
Dripping with the juicy, sweet flavor of blackberries, this glorious coffee cake is a great make-ahead treat. Wrap it tightly, and tuck it away in your freezer for up to 2 months to serve when unexpected guests drop by.
Special Touch
For an extra-nutty crunch, sprinkle some chopped toasted pecans over the glazed cake.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 305
    • (Calories from Fat 155),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.