A Taste of Tranquility: Maple and Wild Blueberry Coffee Cake

Imagine waking up to the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked coffee cake, its golden crust glistening with a sweet maple glaze and bursts of vibrant wild blueberries nestled within. Our Maple and Wild Blueberry Coffee Cake is a symphony of flavors that captures the essence of cozy mornings and lazy weekends, inviting you to indulge in a moment of tranquility with each delightful bite.

At the heart of this exquisite creation lies the rich, amber sweetness of pure maple syrup, its velvety texture infusing every crumb of the cake with a depth of flavor that’s as comforting as it is indulgent. With each bite, you’ll taste the subtle nuances of caramelized sugar and warm vanilla, balanced by the delicate tartness of wild blueberries that burst with juicy goodness in every mouthful.

But it’s not just the maple syrup that makes this coffee cake a standout. Each ingredient plays a vital role in creating a symphony of flavors and textures that dance on the palate. The tender crumb of the cake, enriched with creamy butter and tangy sour cream, provides the perfect canvas for the sweet maple glaze and bursts of wild blueberries that punctuate every bite.

As you savor the velvety richness of the maple syrup, you’ll appreciate how it enhances the overall flavor profile of the coffee cake, adding a subtle sweetness that’s impossible to resist. Paired with the vibrant burst of wild blueberries and the buttery richness of the cake, the maple syrup elevates this humble breakfast treat to a level of decadence that’s simply irresistible.

Whether enjoyed with your morning coffee, as a midday snack, or as a sweet ending to a leisurely brunch, our Maple and Wild Blueberry Coffee Cake is sure to delight your taste buds and transport you to a place of pure bliss. So, take a moment to indulge in the simple pleasures of homemade goodness and savor the tranquility that comes with each delicious bite.

A very generous thank you to Nova Scotia Loyal for sponsoring this recipe. It is an honour to work with brands that align with our values and make it possible for us to share these recipes with you.

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Maple and Wild Blueberry Coffee Cake

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 6


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  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs. beaten
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup frozen wild blueberries dusted with flour


  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup



  1. Preheat oven 350. Buter an 8X8 baking dish and line with parchment. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl combine the streusel ingredients and set aside.
  3. Prepare the cake batter by combining the dry ingredients  in a bowl, mix well.
  4. Make a well in the center and add the wet ingredients, Gently stir to combine.
  5. Carefully fold in the wild blueberries.
  6. Place half of the batter in the prepared pan and top with half of the stresel, add the remaining batter. and top with the remaining streusel.
  7. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool.
  8. Combine the icing sugar and the maple, drizzle over top of the cake.
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