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Maine Blueberry Cake

 Maine Blueberry Cake
Maine produces the very best blueberries—small but so sweet. When I was a little girl, my mother always made this cake in blueberry season. Served with a bit of real whipped cream, it’s the best!
9 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Combine the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and nutmeg;
  • gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk,
  • beating well after each addition. Gently fold in blueberries.
  • Transfer to a greased 9-in. square baking pan; sprinkle with
  • remaining sugar. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until cake
  • springs back when lightly touched. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 9
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 288 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 439 mg sodium,

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Maine Blueberry Cake (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 49 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.