Blackberry Whole Wheat Coffee Cake
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- Dash salt
- 1 large egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/3 cup canola oil
- 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
- In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the egg, buttermilk, oil, applesauce and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in blackberries.
- Transfer to a 13x9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
Editor's NoteIf using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 160 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 102mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.
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Mar 30, 2012
Moist and delicious! I played around with the all purpose-wheat flour ratio. I also added a pecan/brown sugar/cinnamon crumble on the top. I love this coffee cake recipe!
Jan 16, 2012
This cake is not sweet - if you want a wholesome tasting cake with a bit of tartness - this is it.
Mar 29, 2011
This is an excellent coffee cake. It is very moist, lots of flavor, but not too sweet. I made it with blueberries and cherries instead of blackberries. I will definitely make this again!
Mar 26, 2011
I used blueberries instead of blackberries. It is a very healthy snack cake that my family enjoys. For a really special treat, add a little syrup or molasses...it tastes like a blueberry pancake!
Mar 25, 2011
Although I've had better tasting coffee cake, this one is not overly sweet & it doesn't overwhelm a good cup of coffee. Great texture. I used frozen blackberries which compliments the wheat flour well. For those who want a sweeter taste, you might use 1 3/4 cup of brown sugar (or add 1/2 c white sugar instead).
Mar 24, 2011
This was great! My husband LOVED it and so did our kids. I thought it was great, but I took it literally that I could use frozen, so it was a bit wet and gooey. Hubby and kids, didn't even blink but gobbled it up. ( I did find the recipe while browsing and was to impatient to defrost my berries) I will ABSOLUTELY make this again, and again. In fact i think it will be what I take to potlucks for now on!I do wish it had said thawed frozen berries, just for silly newbies like me! ; )
Mar 21, 2011
This is a wonderful tasting coffee cake and it's even healthy!
Feb 25, 2010
My husband was skeptical but once he tasted it he didn't quiet eating it until it was all gone.