Whole Wheat Berry Coffee Cake

Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook and Heart Healthy Cookbook share a recipe! Enjoy an easy-prep coffee cake bursting with berries and fiber, too!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 8

1/2
cup low-fat buttermilk
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
cup mixed berries (such as blueberries, raspberries and blackberries)
1/4
cup low-fat granola, slightly crushed

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together buttermilk, brown sugar, oil, vanilla and egg until smooth. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt just until moistened. Gently fold in half of the berries. Spoon into pan. Sprinkle with remaining berries and the granola.
  • 3 Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until golden brown and top springs back when touched in center. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Vanilla and spices, such as cinnamon and nutmeg, add flavor and help bring out the natural sweetness in baked goods so you don't need to add a lot of extra sugar.

For 2 1/2 Carbohydrate Choices, complement this berry-filled coffee cake with a glass of milk or juice.

For a stunning presentation, add a glaze by stirring together 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and 1 to 2 teaspoons milk. Drizzle it over the warm coffee cake. This brings the Carbohydrate Choices to 2 for a serving of cake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.