Mixed Berry Whole Grain Coffee Cake

  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins

Packing 3 grams of fiber per serving, this coffee cake is great from brunch or as a snack. The recipe is provided by Green Mountain at Fox Run, a women's retreat for healthy living without dieting in Ludlow, Vt.


3tablespoons butter
1cup quick-cooking oats
1 1/4cups all-purpose flour, divided
1/4cup brown sugar
1cup whole wheat flour
3/4cup granulated sugar
1/4cup vegetable oil
1cup skim milk
1tablespoon baking powder
1teaspoon cinnamon
1/2teaspoon salt
1-- egg, slightly beaten
1-- bag (12-ounce) frozen, unsweetened mixed berries, thawed and drained, or 2 cups fresh berries
1/4cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease, or coat with cooking spray, a 9-inch round or square cake pan.
  2. Mix butter and oats, 1/4 cup all-pupose flour and brown sugar in a small bowl with a fork or pastry cutter until crumbly.
  3. Combine whole wheat flour, remaining all-purpose flour, sugar, oil, milk, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and egg in a large bowl. Beat mixture with whisk or mixer 1 to 2 minutes, until well blended. Stir in berries. Spread half the batter in pan and sprinkle  half the oat mixture on top. Add remaining batter and sprinkle remaining oat mixture and walnuts on top. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Serves 12.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 280
  • Glycemic Load 9
  • Fat 10g
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 25mg
  • Sodium 260mg
  • Potassium 150mg
  • Carbohydrate 43g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 20g
  • Protein 6g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 8%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 10%