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Blueberry Buttermilk Breakfast Cake

This easy blueberry buttermilk breakfast cake is only 10 minutes prep! A quick homemade coffee cake that is the perfect brunch recipe.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast cake, cake with buttermilk, easy breakfast cake, easy breakfast recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 189kcal
Author Julie Clark


  • ½ cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries


  • Preheat the oven to 350º Fahrenheit.
  • Grease an 7x11 inch baking pan. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, toss the blueberries with a small amount of the measured flour. Set aside. You don't need extra flour for this...just use a tablespoon or two of the two cups needed.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  • Add the egg and vanilla and beat until combined.
  • Add the buttermilk and stir well.
  • Add the remaining flour, baking powder and salt. Stir just until combined.
  • Fold in the floured blueberries.
  • Spread batter evenly in the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let cool for 15 minutes before serving.


The calories shown are based on the cake being cut into 15 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of cake. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information.**


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 233IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg