Sweet & Savory Breakfast Recipes


Blueberry Ricotta Coffee Cake

Makes: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 container (8 ounces) BelGioioso Ricotta con Latte® cheese
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, divided
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 cup thick blueberry yogurt

Cooking Instructions

Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine flour, oat bran, 1/2 cup brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl. Whisk the ricotta, plain yogurt, eggs, butter and vanilla in another medium bowl. Stir ricotta mixture into dry ingredients until just moistened. Fold in 1/4 cup blueberries.

Pour into a greased 8-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining blueberries and 2 tablespoons brown sugar. Bake for 33-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

Fold whipped cream into blueberry yogurt. Cut cake; dollop pieces with cream mixture.

Recipe Tip: Any brand of Wisconsin ricotta cheese can be used.