Blueberry Boy Bait (Blueberry Coffee Cake)

Blueberry Boy Bait (Blueberry Coffee Cake)

Here’s a blast from the past a coffee cake with the odd name, Blueberry Boy Bait. So called because in 1954 15-year-old Chicago teen girl submitted a blueberry coffee cake recipe to the Grand National Baking Contest – said that teenage boys found it irresistible. This is a quick and easy to make moist cake with blueberries and a light cinnamon sugar streusel topping and works perfectly fine with fresh OR frozen blueberries, making it an any-season winner. So, If you’re interested in whipping up some serious man magnet yums, check out the recipe below.

Blueberry Boy Bait (Blueberry Coffee Cake)

Adapted from Yankee Magazine
For the Cake :
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup vegetable oil
1 cup milk
2 eggs
2-3 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen (depending on the size of berries, 2 if using large or 3 if using small (wild))
For the topping :
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon




Preparation method on the next page

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Hi! Welcome to my blog! I’m Sarah– I do part-time job at a kindergarten and in my free time i love to cook, take photos and go jogging. I'm recipe developer, photographer, writer, and taste tester behind this blog. I develop my recipes and photos through good old fashioned trial and error, some days I have more success than others, as you can judge by the photos here. Grab a cup of coffee (or beverage of your choice) and stay with me awhile, poke through recipes, pick your favourite and reach out to me if you have any questions!

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