5 from 1 vote
blueberry-cake-recipe
Blueberry Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 

This Blueberry Cake recipe is fantastic. The cake is light and fluffy with the perfect amount of blueberries and a touch of sweetness with the brown sugar topping. Into my favourites pile it goes!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry, blueberry cake, cake
Servings: 12
Calories: 4933 kcal
Author: Tammi
Ingredients
  • TOPPING
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar 250 mL
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 5 mL
  • 2 tbsp melted butter 30 mL
  • CAKE
  • 1/2 cup butter 125 mL, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar 250 mL
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla 5 mL
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 500 mL
  • 2 tsp baking powder 10 mL
  • 3/4 tsp salt 4 mL
  • 2/3 cup milk 170 mL, 1%
  • 2 cups wild 500 mL, fresh or frozen blueberries
Instructions
  1. Stir brown sugar and cinnamon together in small bowl. Add butter; stir until blended. Set aside.
  2. Lightly grease and flour 9 x 13-inch (23 x 33 cm) baking pan. Set aside.
  3. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until blended.
  4. Stir flour, baking powder and salt together in medium bowl. Add a third of flour mixture to egg mixture; beat just until blended. Add half of milk mixture, beat just until blended. Continue alternating flour mixture and milk until both are incorporated into batter. Add blueberries; mix batter gently by hand just until combined. Spread batter into prepared baking pan. Sprinkle topping evenly over batter.
  5. Bake in preheated 350˚F (180˚C) oven until toothpick inserted near centre of cake comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes.
Recipe Notes

This cake is especially delicious made with wild blueberries.
For a nut topping, replace 1/3 cup (75 mL) sugar with 1/4 cup (50 mL) all-purpose flour, and add 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced almonds or finely chopped walnuts.

Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 4933 Calories from Fat 1206
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 134g 206%
Saturated Fat 79g 395%
Cholesterol 648mg 216%
Sodium 3052mg 127%
Potassium 3272mg 93%
Total Carbohydrates 862g 287%
Dietary Fiber 27g 108%
Sugars 430g
Protein 90g 180%
Vitamin A 86.9%
Calcium 100.7%
Iron 122.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.