Blackberry Coffee Cake

Blackberry Coffee Cake
20 min
1 hr
20 servings
  • Give your usual coffee cake recipe a new twist. Adding blackberries is an unexpected treat that makes this coffee cake not too sweet and just right for an afternoon with friends or a dessert for brunch.

Key Ingredients

A white bottle of natural bliss Sweet Cream flavored Creamer with a purple label above a spoon of sugar and swirl of milk.
natural bliss®

Sweet Cream Flavored Coffee Creamer

32 oz. Bottle


  • 1 package (16 ounces) pound cake mix
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons NESCAFÉ CLÁSICO 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules, dissolved in 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup frozen blackberries, thawed and drained
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon Coffee mate® natural bliss® Sweet Cream Flavor All-Natural Coffee Creamer

Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and flour 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.

Step 2

Beat cake mix, coffee mixture, 1/4 cup butter and eggs in medium bowl on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed for 1 minute (batter will be thick).

Step 3

Pour half of batter into prepared pan; spread evenly. Top evenly with blackberries. Pour remaining batter on top.

Step 4

Combine flour, sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Cut in 3 tablespoons butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over top of batter.

Step 5

Bake for 60 to 65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Place on wire rack and cool completely.

Step 6

Mix powdered sugar and Coffee mate natural bliss Creamer in a small bowl until fully combined. Drizzle over cooled cake.

Step 7

To serve, cut cake into 10 slices. Cut each slice in half.
For an added coffee kick, add ¼ teaspoon of coffee granules to the icing and mix well. For a great flavor variation, try the same amount of frozen blueberries or raspberries.

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