Passing by the bakery window you get a rush of memories as the warm, sweet scent of “something special” is pulled fresh from the oven. But is it the anticipation of a treat for your tongue or the sweet memories attached to that warm pastry which cause you to pause and smile?

“…we’d spent most of our day by the lake and then ‘coffee time!’ my Oma would announce to us AKA ‘the best time of the day.’

We would all gather at the table, the aroma of coffee in the air and enjoy coffee & cake every afternoon around 3PM.  I absolutely loved this tradition – I mean really, which kid wouldn’t love cake mid-day?!…”

Gather these ingredients (I’ve calculated the conversions for you) and then head over to Jess’ site for the full recipe:

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Blueberry Streusel Cake


  • 1 cup Cottage Cheese
  • 6 Tbsp Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 8 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 ¾ – 2 cups Flour
  • 4 tsp Baking Powder


Streusel Topping:

  • ¼ cup Butter, melted
  • 1.2 cup ounces Flour
  • ¼ cup ounces Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon