Are you one of those who can’t live without coffee?
That, a day without it seems to be incomplete?
Most people who are so hooked up with coffee just can’t seem to get enough of it. In fact, the many coffee drinks are the result of these coffee lovers’ obsession to coffee. In addition to their satisfaction for coffee, coffee cakes are now available in different flavors as well. I have already known about coffee cakes and even tried some, what I didn’t know is that there are lots of flavors that I have never heard of. Actually, you can find a number of coffee cake recipes online and I have found one that caught my interest- Strawberry rhubarb coffee cake. Since I love strawberry and obsessed with coffee like you, I would want to know what it taste like. Hmmm, I wonder.
Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake Recipe:
Ingredients: For filling: 3 cups sliced rhubarb, (1-inch pieces) fresh or frozen
2 pints fresh strawberries, mashed
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup cornstarch
For Cake: 3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
1 cup butter or margarine cut in small pieces
1 ½ cups buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
For Topping: ¼ cup butter or margarine
¾ cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup sugar
In a large saucepan, combine rhubarb, strawberries, and lemon juice. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Combine sugar and cornstarch; stir into strawberry rhubarb mixture. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a separate bowl, beat together buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla. Stir into crumb mixture. Spread half of the batter evenly into a greased 9x13x2-inch baking dish. Carefully spread filling over the batter. Drop remaining batter evenly over filling with a tablespoon.
Direction for topping: In a small saucepan over low heat, melt batter. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in flour sugar until mixture is crumbly, and then sprinkle over batter. Lay foil on lower rack to catch any juicy fruit spillovers. Bake 350º for about 45 minutes or until cake is done. Let the cake cool down in pan on rack. Cut strawberry rhubarb coffee cake into squares to serve.
What a better way to sit and relax while enjoying a cup of coffee and a slice of strawberry rhubarb coffee cake! It seems like coffee and coffee cake makes a perfect combination, don’t you think? For more coffee cake recipes, visit cooksrecipes.com. Search for other coffee cake recipe to pair off your cup of coffee.