Blueberry Lemon Cake

Blueberry Lemon Cake

8 servings
Preparation 15 min
Cooking 1 h 15 min

Standing 30 min

300 calories per serving 
Cooking dish: 30x11cm or 24x13cm baking pan


Ingredients

1 1/2 cup white flour (all purpose)   200 g
1 1/4 tsp baking powder   3 g
1/8 tsp salt   0.4 g
6 tbsp butter, unsalted   80 g
1 cup sugar   220 g
2 eggs size large    
1 lemons, for juice and zest   120 g
1/2 cup milk, partly skimmed, 2%   125 mL
1/2 cup blueberries   60 g

Before you start

A hand-held or stand mixer will make things easier for this recipe.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F. Butter the baking pan(s).
  2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, cream the butter with ¾ of the sugar using a mixer, about 3-4 min until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add 2 teaspoon lemon zest. Add the flour mixture in 3 portions, alternating with the milk. Mix well until homogeneous then fold in the blueberries using a spatula.
  4. Transfer the mixture to the baking pan(s) and bake in the middle of the oven 1 ¼ h. Check the cake with a toothpick or knife to see if it is cooked through. When done, pull it out of the oven and let it cool down a few minutes.
  5. Pour the lemon juice in a small microwave-safe bowl. Add the remaining sugar and microwave, uncovered, on medium-high 1 min until hot and syrupy. Pour the syrup over the cake(s) then let it cool at least 30 min before serving.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (110g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

300

Fat

10 g

15 %

Saturated 6 g
+ Trans 0.5 g

31 %

Cholesterol

70 mg

Sodium

80 mg

3 %

Carbohydrate

49 g

16 %

Fibre

1 g

5 %

Sugars

29 g

Protein

5 g

Vitamin A

10 %

Vitamin C

8 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

10 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¼ serving
Grain Products: serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¼ serving

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Claims

Low :
Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Good source of :
Vitamin B1
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Selenium

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fruits | Desserts | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Vegetarian

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