A delicious coffee cake, good for dessert or just as a snack. You can also try using blueberries or blackberries in the recipe if you prefer.
I was surprised by the bad reviews. I just took the second one of these out of the oven, and wanted to see if anyone tried other fruits. This is truly delicious. Yes, the batter is thick. I used light sour cream instead of the yogurt, because I had it on hand. The secret is to barely mix the wet ingredients into the dry. Then use a spoon to spread the batter in the pan. I also drizzled the glaze on as soon as getting the cake out of the oven. This is yummy either hot, or room temp. Delicious and beautiful! - 09 Jul 2006 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
Perhaps the poor reviews came from those less experienced with this type of old-timey fruit dessert, like a slump, a pandowdy or a slumgullion; the dough is supposed to be "glumpy." As for me, I used vanilla yogurt (I had it on hand) and thus the cake was extra vanilla-y! I did bake it several minutes longer, but I like my cakes a bit more browned. I used frozen raspberries, my stash from last summer's fence row harvest, and I'm delighted with the results. - 22 Nov 2008 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
I thought this was a fabulous coffee cake! The ingredients were perfectly balanced, and it's a wonderful treat for those that choose to eat healthier. Obviously the bad reviews came from those who don't follow directions very well, as it turned out beautifully for me. - 03 Mar 2007 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)