CITRUS BLUEBERRY CAKE

1
Susan Din

By
@spatdi

This is a light, not too sweet citrus cake with blueberries.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

2 c
white sugar
1
lemon zested and juiced reserved separately
1
orange zested and juiced reserved separately
1 c
unsalted butter-room temperature
4 large
eggs
1/4 c
sour cream
1/4 c
orange-lemon juice (read below)
1/2 c
milk
1/2 tsp
salt
3 c
flour
4 tsp
baking powder
2 c
fresh blueberries

FROSTING

4 Tbsp
unsalted butter-room temperature
4 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
orange-lemon juice (read below)
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla

How to Make CITRUS BLUEBERRY CAKE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350.
    Grease a 9X15 Pan
  • 2Whisk the flour, salt and baking powder in a med bowl until well combined. Set aside.
  • 3Completely zest the lemon and orange into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • 4Juice the lemon and orange together in a measuring cup. You will need 1/2 c juice. Set aside.
  • 5Whisk together: 1/2c milk, 1/4c sour cream & 1/4c juice. Set aside
  • 6Toss blueberries with 2TBSP of the flour mixture, to coat. Set aside
  • 7Add sugar to the zest and use a mixer to combine.

    Add softened butter and cream with the sugar until light and fluffy.
  • 8Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.

    Scrape down the sides and beat well.
  • 9Add the dry ingredients, stirring by hand until just barely combined. Add the sour cream, juice, milk mixture, folding gently just until all ingredients are moistened. Do not over mix.
  • 10Gently fold blueberries into batter and turn batter into prepared pan.

    Bake for 45 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out dry.

    Cool completely.
  • 11When cake is cool, make the frosting:

    With a mixer, combine 4TBSP softened butter with 4c powder sugar, adding the reserved juices until it's a fluffy spreadable consistancy.

    Frost the cake.
    Slice and serve.

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About CITRUS BLUEBERRY CAKE

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids