Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Granite Steps Country Blueberry Coffee Cake

photo by Pixel Pop

 Granite Steps 
Country Blueberry Coffee Cake 

This enchanting recipe was inspired by the owners and Innkeepers of the famous Granite Steps. Constructed in 1881, The Granite Steps was named for its magnificent granite double curved entry steps. This Savannah Inn bed and breakfast lies in the heart of the downtown Savannah, Georgia's National Historic District. Although this stately Inn has closed its door to guests, this dish continues to grace the tables of those who desire a rich, delectable coffee cake.

Simply . . .  enchanting ~ Granite Steps Blueberry Coffee Cake will surely be enjoyed at your next breakfast or brunch gathering.

 Bon Appetit! 

1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (12-ounce) can buttermilk biscuits
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks ) butter, melted
1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1 1/2 - 2cups fresh blueberries
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoon lemon zest

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Generously great a 9-inch square baking dish. In a small bowl,combine brown sugar and cinnamon and mix well with a fork. Separate biscuit dough into 10 biscuits. Cut each biscuit into 6 - 9 squares.  

Dip each piece in melted butter and coat with brown sugar mixture.  Arrange in a single layer in baking dish. You may have to double stack. If this is the case, then stagger the pieces on top of the first layer. See photo. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup oats. 

In another small both, Combine sugar and lemon zest in a bowl and gently fold in blueberries to coat. Spoon blueberry mixture over oats and biscuits, and then sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup oats. 


Drizzle remaining melted butter on top. Bake for 20 minutes or until cake is golden brown and center is done. Cool for 20 minutes. Serve warm.

Simply . . .  decadent
Treat your family, friends, and guests to an extra special treat and prepare a warm Cream Cheese Glaze that can be drizzled over the top of this decadent coffee cake. Serve in a beautiful glass vessel to be shared, or pour in petite carafes . . . and place one on each plate.

Don't have time to prepare a Cream Cheese Glaze? Serve a rich French Vanilla cream in charming petite carafes for your guests to drizzle over their warm decadent cake.  It's heavenly!

petite carafes

 Cream Cheese Glaze
3 ounces of cream cheese, room temperature
3 Tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3 Tablespoon milk, more may be needed for thinning glaze 
  Combine ingredient and stir until smooth


  1. found you through Southern Fried Dreams ... recipe for the blueberry coffee cakes looks AWESOME!

  2. Hi Chasity! Welcome! Yes, the recipe for the blueberry coffee cake is amazing! It's a must try at your next gathering. Rich and full of flavor . . . you're sure to win the "oohs and ahhs" of your guests!


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