Blueberry Loaf Cake Recipe
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Blueberry Loaf Cake Recipe

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MY FAMILY loves fresh blueberries just about any way, but this loaf cake is a favorite at breakfast, as a delicious snack or quick dessert. We always look forward to summer, when fresh blueberries appear in the market. -Nancy Anderson, Broomall, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 170 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, milk and vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture just until combined. Gently fold in blueberries.
  2. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over top. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf.
Editor's Note: Individual slices can be wrapped and frozen, then thawed for a quick dessert.
Editor's Note: If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Originally published as Blueberry Loaf Cake in Reminisce July/August 1999, p49

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"Very good, I am not much of a baker and this turned out perfect. I added fresh raspberries as well as the blueberries. I have an allergy to cinnamon so I just used brown sugar on top and it came out perfect! Much better eaten hot, my boyfriend love it!"

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"added a pinch of salt, melted and cooled butter and added 1/4 c flour"

Reviewed May. 25, 2014

"Love Love love this. Was easy to make and was so good I made another one the next day"

Reviewed May. 7, 2014

"this was a big hit at my home, the topping make it a extra hit"

Reviewed Mar. 19, 2014

"Delicious. Very moist and easy to make. Just the right amount of sweetness."

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