I promise we eat other things besides breakfast… and yet here I am sharing my super easy blueberry breakfast cake. The thing is…I love weekends. Especially Saturday mornings. We aren’t rushed to go anywhere and I have the time to make something as delicious as this blueberry cake that my whole family will enjoy.
You all know how much I love coffee shop coffee, and once in a while, I get a little treat. I also love cranberry orange scones… but now I like my recipe better too. Plus it’s super easy to make, so there’s that! Watch the video below to see how this incredible cake is made.
One day, at my local coffee shop, I tried their reduced fat blueberry cake and all of us in the car were hooked. It’s moist, cakey, has some blueberries and overall it tastes delicious!
The only problem is that when I got home, I looked up the nutritional information for a “reduced fat” slice at it has 10g of fat. I immediately felt guilty…so off to the kitchen I went to create my version of their deliciousness. My version has 2.5g per serving.
How did I “reduce the fat” content of this recipe? I used Greek yogurt for half of the butter of my traditional coffee cake recipe. The Greek yogurt adds moisture and cuts out a lot of the fat. In fact, after I plugged in my ingredients to a recipe calculator, each of my servings had 5.5g of fat. I’d say that was a success!
I didn’t sacrifice any of the flavor, moisture or cakey-ness either. In fact, I would dare say that I like my version better. It’s also cheaper, it freezes very well and everyone loved it.
The tear on his face is because I kept telling him to wait so I could photograph the actual cake! This boy loves food.
But then again… I’ve been testing a lot of recipes this summer, both for MOMables and for my cookbook. It’s been a crazy summer with me working endless hours and every weekend, kids going to and from camp and grandparent houses… all good things… I just think we are all ready for a little routine.
Thankfully, the kids started school this week. We are slowly falling into our little routines, school activities and making mealtime family time. Which is good for you… since I’ll be posting a lot more mealtime things and not just the treats we enjoy over the weekend.
Go ahead. Bake, grab a slice, enjoy. Then… come back and let everyone else know how much you loved it.Print