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Blueberry Bounty Cake Recipe
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Blueberry Bounty Cake Recipe

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Everyone loves this moist, golden cake bursting with blueberries and drizzled with fruity sauce. You'll have a hard time deciding whether to serve it for dessert, breakfast or brunch. —Alice Tesch, Watertown, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup lemonade
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • BLUEBERRY SAUCE:
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1 slice with about 1 tablespoon sauce equals 508 calories, 25 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 320 mg sodium, 67 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lemon peel and vanilla.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with lemonade, beating well after each addition. Fold in blueberries.
  3. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 20 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and sugar. Stir in water until smooth. Add blueberries; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 1 minute longer or until thickened. Serve warm with cake. Yield: 12 servings (1 cup sauce).
Editor's Note: If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Originally published as Blueberry Bounty Cake in Country Woman June/July 2009, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 slice with about 1 tablespoon sauce equals 508 calories, 25 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 320 mg sodium, 67 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

Reviews for Blueberry Bounty Cake

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Reviewed May. 28, 2014 Edited Aug. 3, 2014

This came out excellent! My husband said don't wait another month before making it again.

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Reviewed May. 14, 2014

Didn't like this very much. The cake just didn't have a lot of flavor, the blueberries were good and so was the sauce. Would not make again.

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013

Just made this and it turned out excellent!!! I did substitute the 1 1/2 c butter with 1 cup margarine and 1/2 c applesauce. It was moist and delicious!! I also baked it for 55 minutes and my pan is a heavy, dark pan. Also, I didn't have cake flour on hand so I used the substitution method of taking 1 c flour, removing 2 T of it and adding 2 T cornstarch and sifting them together. Will DEFINITELY make again!!!

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Reviewed Sep. 2, 2009

What a horror! After baking for 1 hour and 20 minutes, the batter stayed wet. This recipe needs to be revised or removed.

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