It’s a Boy – Blueberry Coffee Cake and a Baby Shower for Stephanie {Back for Seconds}

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Blueberry Coffee Cake

for a beautiful new baby boy

Glazed Blueberry and Jam Coffee Cake


What could be sweeter than the treats Stephanie from Back for Seconds cooks up daily?

Her latest 9 month project – Asher  Jackson, seriously the sweetest little face ever,  and I am so happy to be teaming up with some great friends for this “virtual” baby shower.





Blueberry Coffee Cake


My sweet little contribution, coffee cake. There is just something about baby showers that makes me crave coffee cake.


Blueberry and Jam Coffee Cake
I have been dying to try this blueberry coffee cake recipe from Averie, and this party seemed just the place to do that.


Blueberry Coffee Cake with Glaze


Blueberry Coffee Cake


  • 1/4 cup butter {softened}
  • 3/4 sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/3 cup strawberry jam
  • 2 Tbsp sparkling {or raw} sugar
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 - 2 tbsp milk or cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  • cream together the butter and sugar
  • scrape down the sides of the bowl and add egg and vanilla
  • combine the flour, salt, and baking powder
  • add half of the flour to the butter/egg/ sugar
  • add milk
  • add remaining flour
  • pour batter into a buttered 9 inch springform pan {or a cake pan}
  • drop jam by tsp, run a knife through he jam to marble the top
  • sprinkle on the blueberries and the sparkling sugar
  • bake at 400 for about 30 minutes {the center of the cake should be set}
  • allow to cool and then glaze


adapted from Averie Cooks

recipe source French Press


By using a springform pan, you don’t have to invert the cake onto a plate {I have never been good at doing this}, and you definitely want the top of the cake to show.

My family LOVES strawberry jam, so that is what I used, but you could use your favorite, and I was thinking that lemon curd would be out of this world. I see another cake in my future soon.

As for Stephanie and baby Asher, I wish them all the best for this new year and the future that follows.  Truly, there is nothing more precious than family, and I could NOT  be any happier for their newest addition.


Glazed Blueberry and Jam Coffee Cake


Go check out all the other baby shower treats!

Pimiento Cheese Spread by Laura’s Baking Talent
Sweet and Sour Pulled Chicken by Kathy’s Kitchen Table
Skinny Chocolate Chip Cannoli Dip by Frugal Foodie Mama
Funfetti Pudding Cookies by Crazy for Crust
Blueberry Boy Bait by Pint Sized Baker
Strawberry Butter Streusel Muffins by Chocolate, Chocolate, and More
White Chocolate Reese’s Brownies by Inside BruCrew Life
Blueberry Coffee Cake by Heather’s French Press
Skinny Banana Nutella Dip with Star Pie Crust Dippers by Wine & Glue
Celebrating with Star Cookies by Created by Diane
Lemon Meringue Cookie Cups by Mom on Timeout
Skinny Blueberry Cheesecake Bites by Yummy Healthy Easy
Skinny Chocolate Muffins by Kitchen Meets Girl
Flourless Chocolate Cake by Plaid and Paisley Kitchen