• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Blueberry Poppy Seed Squares, a unique coffee cake in the Eastern European tradition ~ it's packed with fresh blueberries and crunchy poppy seeds on a buttery shortbread crust.  This is one unforgettable snack cake!

    Ingredients

    • 2 sticks (1/2 pound or 16 tablespoons) unsalted butter at room temperature
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 pints (4 cups) fresh blueberries, about 18 ounces
    • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
    • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
    • 1 1/2 cups ground poppy seeds (grind them in a coffee grinder or high speed blender like Vitamix) If you can't grind them, use them whole.
    • 1/2 cup heavy cream

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 403 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 23 g 34.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 56.28%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 47 mg 15.54%
    • Sodium: 119 mg 4.98%
    • Calcium: 197 mg 19.73%
    • Potassium: 158 mg 4.52%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.47%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 47 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.04%
    • Sugar: 23 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 11.49%
    • Vitamin C 6.65%
    • Vitamin D 1.18%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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