Blackberry/Cranberry Coffee Cake

This recipe is very popular with all who have eaten it. Always asking for the recipe. Here it is.


  • 2  1/3 cups of flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tsps. baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup Crisco oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together 2 cups of the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in mixing bowl. In your electric mixer, beat the eggs until frothy and add the milk and oil.
Pour the egg mixture into the flour and mix together until blended. Add the cranberries and carefully fold in the blackberries so as not to break them up. Place in a greased tube or bundt pan.

Now mix together the remaining flour, brown sugar, butter, nuts and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over the top of the cake batter. Bake in the oven for about 50 minutes.

Cool the cake in the pan for about 10 minutes then invert on your prettiest cake plate. “Damn I did this”……AGAIN!  When plating, add a dollop of whipped cream and a couple of blackberries.


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