Bursting with sweet berry flavour - this blueberry crumble cake combines two of our favourite treats.
This blueberry crumble cake has an exciting mix of textures and flavours that promise a real melt-in-your-mouth experience. You've got the golden and crunchy crumble topping (opens in new tab) and soft blueberries with the sweet moist sponge and sharp tang of the fruit. A great alternative for an easy pud after Sunday lunch, it's ready in just under an hour and a half. And gives you 10 tasty slices to tuck into. Finish with some warm custard or even a generous helping of cream.
- 330g plain flour
- 225g caster sugar
- 2½tspn baking powder
- ½tspn cinnamon
- 150g blueberries
- 1 egg
- 175ml whole milk
- 80ml vegetable oil
- Zest of 1 lemon
- 60g chopped pecans or walnuts
- 60g Demerera sugar
- 30g plain flour
- 100g blueberries
- 2tbspn vegetable oil
- Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon into a large bowl then toss the blueberries through the mix.
- In a separate bowl beat together the egg, milk, oil and lemon zest.
- Pour the wet ingredients onto the dry ingredients and mix until just combined and pour into the prepared tin.
- For the topping mix together the nuts, sugar, flour and blueberries and sprinkle over the top of the cake mixture and drizzle the oil over the top.
- Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until a cocktail stick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes then turn out onto a serving plate.
Top tips for making blueberry crumble cake:
We've used fresh blueberries here, but feel free to swap for frozen blueberries (thawed) if you have them to hand instead.
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