blueberry Coffee cake

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups  flour
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups blueberries
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 tbsp and 2 tsp baking powder

Directions:

Heat oven to 375 F (200 Celsius). Grease 2 baking pans, 9x9x2.  Mix all ingredients except blueberries until moistened.  Beat vigorously 1/2 minute. Carefully stir in blueberries.  Spread half the batter in each pan; sprinkle topping on batter in each pan.  Bake 40-50 minutes.  Cool slightly.  Drizzle confectioners glaze on top.

Topping: Mix 1 cup sugar, 2/3 cup flour, 1 tsp cinnamon and 1 cup soft butter

Confectioner's Glaze: Mix 2 cup confectioners sugar, 1/4 cup softened butter, 1 tsp vanilla. Stir in 1/3-1/2 cup water about 2 tbsp at a time until glaze is at right spreading consistently.