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How To Make Blueberry Cake

Blueberry Cake | Amazing Healthy Dessert

Blueberry Cake, I personally didn’t grow up eating blueberry cake, but I certainly will be the rest of my life. This cake is moist, fluffy and that touch of tartness from the sweet blueberries makes it the perfect cake. One thing I really like about this cake is it isn’t heavy or dense. It’s the kind of cake that after you eat it you won’t feel like you need a nap.

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Fun Blueberry Facts – We are making a blueberry cake today, so does that mean we can eat more cake? Yes, yes you can 🙂

  • Blueberries protect against memory loss
  • The perfect blueberry should be “dusty” in color
  • But don’t wash off that “dust” until you’re ready to dig in
  • Many blueberry-flavored processed foods do not contain any real blueberries
  • Maine produces more blueberries than anywhere else in the world
  • They can be used as a natural food dye
  • The blueberry bush is a relative of the rhododendron — and the azalea
  • Blueberries grow in clusters and range in size from that of a small pea to a marble
  • April 28th is National Blueberry Pie Day
  • Blueberries are native to North America where they grow throughout the woods and mountainous regions in the United States and Canada. This fruit is rarely found growing in Europe and has only been recently introduced in Australia
  • There are approximately 30 different species of blueberries with different ones growing throughout various regions

Blueberries rank #1 in antioxidant activity when compared to 40 other fresh fruits and vegetables

Nature In All Its Perfection

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Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with indigo-colored berries from the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Species in the section Cyanococcus are the most common fruits sold as “blueberries” and are native to North America.

If you would like to learn more about the health benefits of Blueberries and what they can do to your body for long life.

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 Found here  How Blueberries Heal – Health Benefits

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Blueberry Cake

blueberry cake

blueberry-cake

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BlueBerry Cake
Fluffy Homemade Blueberry Cake
Course: Baking
Cuisine: American Classic
Author: Steven Pennington
Ingredients
  • 3 1/3 Cups of Cake/Pastry Flour
  • 8 Tbsp Melted Butter
  • 2 Whole Eggs Plus One Extra Egg White
  • 1 Cup / 8 oz Whole Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 1 Tbsp Sour Cream or Yogurt
  • 1 Cup / 8 oz Fine White Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Honey
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 to 2 Cups of Blueberries Personal Choice
Instructions
  1. Add melted butter into electric mixer. Check the temperature of the butter so that it's not too hot so the eggs do not get scrambled. Start the mixer, add both eggs and the extra egg white, one at a time. Next add in the sugar, vanilla, milk, heavy cream and sour cream and blend.
  2. Mix dry ingredients together, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and 1 Tbsp of turbinado sugar, all into the bowl.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in the mixer.
  4. Be sure to scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl
  5. This helps making sure the flour is incorporated
Prep For The Bake
  1. Using a bundt pan or 9 by 13 pan; spray with cooking spray, or rub with butter, cover all over the pan. Next sprinkle Turbinado sugar covering the entire pan. ( Brings extra texture to the finished cake, you could also use table sugar if you like )
  2. First Step: lay down some blueberries, next cover with cake batter, then add more blueberries and cover with the rest of the batter. Think about the first lay as your presentation layer.
Baking
  1. Oven preheated to 350. Place on cooking sheet and baking in the middle of the oven for 35-45 minutes. Or till toothpick comes out clean. The tip of the toothpick will be blue with blueberries, that's ok and normal.
Recipe Notes

Chef Tip: Take the blueberries and add a few tablespoons of flour to help the blueberries not all fall to the bottom. Helps with the presentation.

How To Make Blueberry Cake

Chef Steven Pennington

Chef Steven Pennington

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Le Cordon Bleu Chef sharing food adventures from around the world with a style of cooking rooted in southwestern flavors using French culinary technique.

blueberry cake recipe

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per

Calories 85

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5 g0%
Saturated fat 0 g0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 1 mg0%
Potassium 114 mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 21 g7%
Dietary fiber 3.6 g14%
Sugar 15 g
Protein 1.1 g2%
Vitamin A1%Vitamin C24%
Calcium0%Iron2%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-65%
Vitamin B-120%Magnesium2%

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