Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake

I haven’t used my bundt cake pan for quite some time and as I had some buttermilk left, a fruit bundt cake seemed the best way to use it. A simple blueberry lemon bundt cake sounded perfect to me, I was craving for some for a couple of weeks.

 

This recipe is very easy to prepare, takes only few minutes until is ready for baking. I used frozen wild mountain blueberries, which are smaller in size and have a wonderful unique tangy taste and flavor, a bit different from the big sweet ones found on grocery stores. I had the luck to buy a lot of wild blueberries after they were picked on the mountain, and we froze them so we can enjoy their delicious flavor all the months after. Fresh blueberries will work good as well, no doubt about that.

 

This cake is amazing, soft with a lot of blueberries inside, lemon flavored, definitely one of the best cakes ever. I have always preferred chocolate desserts but this cake is as good as a chocolate one 🙂 You can make a lemon glaze topping though for me it seemed sweet enough and sprinkled only some powdered sugar on top. Feel free to try both toppings and see which one you like best.

 

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Prep time clock

20 mins

Cook time clock

1 hr 10 mins

Total time clock

1 hr 30 mins

Ingredients

  • Makes about 12 servings
  • 2 sticks (220g) butter
  • 1 1/2 cup (300g) sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 cups (375g) flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups (200g) frozen blueberries
  • 1 tbsp flour, to add over the blueberries
  • Topping ideas
  • Powdered sugar for dusting
  • or
  • Lemon Glaze
  • 1 cup (125g) powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (180C). Butter and dust with flour a 10 inch bundt pan.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the flour with baking powder and salt; set aside until ready to use.
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  3. In a large bowl, mix butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until incorporated.
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  4. Add vanilla, lemon zest and lemon juice and mix until well combined. Reduce speed to low alternate adding flour mixture and buttermilk until everything is incorporated.
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  5. Only now, take the blueberries out of the freezer, Stir with 1 tbsp of flour. Keep about 1/4 cup of the blueberries for topping and add the rest over the batter.
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  6. Gently fold the blueberries into the batter, not too much as you don’t want your batter to become blue. Only few folds will be enough.
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  7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and add the reserved 1/4 cup blueberries on top.
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  8. Bake for about 70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
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  9. Remove from the oven and rest in the pan for about 15-20 minutes before inverting it onto a rack. Let cool at room temperature.
  10. Before serving dust the blueberry bundt with powdered sugar or prepare the lemon icing by mixing the powdered sugar with lemon juice. Enjoy!
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Nutrition facts 1 Serving – Calories:387, Fat:17.0g, Saturated Fat:10.2g, Carbohydrates:55.0g, Sugar:29.1g, Fiber:1.5g, Protein: 5.7g, Cholesterol:82mg, Calories from Fat 153, Sodium 341mg, Potassium 193mg, Vitamin A 11%, Vitamin C 11%, Calcium 8%, Iron 12%, Nutrition Grade D+, daily percent values are based on a 2000 calorie diet


Source: http://www.homecookingadventure.com/recipes/blueberry-lemon-bundt-cake

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