Blueberry cake

Here is another addition to our cake recipes list 🙂

Blueberry cakes are sweet n tangy in taste. The tangy taste is from blueberries as well as lime juice used in this recipe. I have used fresh blueberries in this recipe. You can replace it with frozen berries too.

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Preparation time : 10 minutes

Baking time : 30 minutes

Serves : 1 loaf cake

Ingredients :

  1. Butter –  100 gms, softened
  2. Sugar – 1 cup
  3. Eggs – 2
  4. All purpose flour – 1.5 cups
  5. Baking powder – 1 teaspoon
  6. Salt – a pinch
  7. Vanilla essence – 1 teaspoon
  8. Buttermilk – 1/2 cup
  9. Lemon zest – 1 tablespoon
  10. Lemon juice – of 1 large
  11. Blueberries –  a handful

Method : 

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C .
  • Grease the loaf cake tin with butter, dust it with all purpose flour.
  • In a large bowl, beat the softened butter till creamy (takes 1 minute).
  • Next add sugar and beat till creamy. ( takes 2- 3 minutes).
  • Next add eggs and beat for another 2 minutes.
  • Then add vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Then add all purpose flour, salt, baking powder and beat til well combined ( 10 seconds )
  • Then add buttermilk, lemon juice , lemon zest ( of same lemon) and beat for another 5 seconds just until combined.
  • Then add blueberries and mix gently with spatula. ( do not beat)
  • Pour the batter into loaf tin.
  • Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Sweet and tangy blueberry cake is ready to serve.

Note : 

You can bake it in cake pan, cupcake pan too.

Cake would take 30 – 40 minutes and cupcakes would take 15 – 20 minutes for baking.

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