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blueberry crumb kuchen

Blueberry Crumb Kuchen

  • Author: theperksofbeingus
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: breakfast



For Blueberry Crumb Kuchen Cake Batter

  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, separated
  • Zest of one lemon, reserving some for topping
  • Freshly grated nutmeg (or ¼ teaspoon dried)
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries

For Blueberry Crumb Kuchen topping:


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unbleached flour
  • 1/4 cup melted butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Make crumb topping by combining 3 ingredients and mixing with fork, just till combined. You want to have this in clumps. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, beat egg.
  4. Whisk in sugar, vanilla & melted butter & salt.
  5. Gradually add in milk, slowly mixing through with whisk
  6. Add in zest, 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon, a few grated of the nutmeg
  7. Stir in flour, mixture will be a bit lumpy, use whisk to break up big pieces, but do not over mix
  8. Pour batter into a greased parchment lined 8×12 pan
  9. Place blueberries over the batter
  10. Put half the crumb mixture over the top
  11. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon, & a few zests of lemon
  12. Bake in center of oven for 40-5 minutes, turning half way through
  13. Allow to sit for 5-10 minutes before cutting


This can be made in advance and warmed up the next morning for breakfast. It keeps nicely for a few days, but we bet it won’t last that long!

Keywords: crumb cake Kuchen berry