How to Make Layla's Blueberry Crumb Cake

Ten year old Layla, was looking for a dessert that was "less sweet" for her mom, this recipe is for her. To make this cake even less sweet, omit the crumb topping.

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How to Make Layla's Blueberry Crumb Cake Recipe
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For the crumbs, in a the bowl, 1/3 c sugar, 1/2 c flour, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/8 tsp salt, 4 tbls butter.

For the crumbs, in a the bowl, 1/3 c sugar, 1/2 c flour, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/8 tsp salt, 4 tbls butter.

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Using your fingers, a fork or a pastry blender, work the ingredients together to form pea sized crumbs. Set aside.

Using your fingers, a fork or a pastry blender, work the ingredients together to form pea sized crumbs. Set aside.

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In a bowl place; 2 c flour, 2 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt.

In a bowl place; 2 c flour, 2 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt.

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Whisk these ingredients together and set this aside too.

Whisk these ingredients together and set this aside too.

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Gather; 1 tsp vanilla, 1 large egg and 1/2 cup milk.

Gather; 1 tsp vanilla, 1 large egg and 1/2 cup milk.

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In a mixing bowl fitted with a paddle attachment; add 3/4 c sugar, 4 tbls butter and 1 tsp vanilla.

In a mixing bowl fitted with a paddle attachment; add 3/4 c sugar, 4 tbls butter and 1 tsp vanilla.

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Mix until thoroughly blended, don't over mix. It's okay if there are small pieces of butter showing. They will disappear later.

Mix until thoroughly blended, don't over mix. It's okay if there are small pieces of butter showing. They will disappear later.

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Add 1 large egg.

Add 1 large egg.

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Blend until creamy.

Blend until creamy.

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Stir in 1/3 of the dry ingredients.

Stir in 1/3 of the dry ingredients.

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Blend in half the milk.

Blend in half the milk.

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Repeat, alternating, beginning and ending with the flour. When mixed reviews from stand mixer and set aside.

Repeat, alternating, beginning and ending with the flour. When mixed reviews from stand mixer and set aside.

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In another bowl, place 2 cups fresh blueberries and 1tbls flour.

In another bowl, place 2 cups fresh blueberries and 1tbls flour.

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Toss lightly. The flour used to coat the blueberries is to keep the fruit from sinking to the bottom of the pan while baking.

Toss lightly. The flour used to coat the blueberries is to keep the fruit from sinking to the bottom of the pan while baking.

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Fold the coated blueberries into the cake batter, being careful not to smash the blueberries.

Fold the coated blueberries into the cake batter, being careful not to smash the blueberries.

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Blueberries are nicely blended.

Blueberries are nicely blended.

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Prepare an 8x8 baking dish with baking release spray.

Prepare an 8x8 baking dish with baking release spray.

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Add batter to the prepared pan and spread out evenly.

Add batter to the prepared pan and spread out evenly.

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Top the cake batter with the reserved crumbs.

Top the cake batter with the reserved crumbs.

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Place in the center of a 350f preheated oven and bake for  40 - 50 minutes. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

Place in the center of a 350f preheated oven and bake for 40 - 50 minutes. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

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Done! Nice and golden brown. This cake bakes up nice and high and stays very moist.

Done! Nice and golden brown. This cake bakes up nice and high and stays very moist.

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See how the blueberries are evenly distributed, they didn't sink.

See how the blueberries are evenly distributed, they didn't sink.

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Delicious and super moist. Great to have with coffee or serve as a breakfast cake. Enjoy!

Delicious and super moist. Great to have with coffee or serve as a breakfast cake. Enjoy!

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For Layla. Thanks to my Friend Emily for sharing this recipe with me. Thanks to King Arthur Flour for the inspiration behind this recipe. Thanks everyone for taking the time to view and ❤️this guide.

For Layla. Thanks to my Friend Emily for sharing this recipe with me. Thanks to King Arthur Flour for the inspiration behind this recipe. Thanks everyone for taking the time to view and ❤️this guide.

Ingredients

For the crumbs .... 
Cups Sugar 
½ Cups Flour 
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 
Teaspoons Salt 
4 Tablespoons Butter 
For the batter ... 
¾ Cups Sugar 
4 Tablespoons Butter 
1 Large Egg 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla 
2 Cups All purpose flour 
2 Tablespoons Baking powder 
½ Teaspoons Salt 
½ Cups Milk 
2 Cups Fresh blueberries 
8x8 baking dish  
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