Lemon Blueberry Cake With Hot Honey-butter Sauce

Baby Kato


The taste of my childhood, always loved visiting the east coast of Canada, starting in Quebec with visits to ma tante. She used wild blueberries, if you can find them they give the cake an extra special taste.


★★★★★ 1 vote

6 (Makes 1 cup of Sauce)
10 Min
50 Min


  • ·
    1 1⁄2 cups flour
  • ·
    1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • ·
    1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • ·
    2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ·
    1⁄2 cup butter
  • ·
    1 cup white sugar
  • ·
    2 large eggs
  • ·
    1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ·
    3⁄4 cup milk
  • ·
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ·
    2 teaspoons fresh lemon rind
  • ·
    1 cup fresh blueberries, wild

  • ·
    1⁄2 cup cold water
  • ·
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ·
    1⁄2 cup honey, orange blossom,clover (or your favorite)
  • ·
    2 tablespoons butter
  • ·
    1 teaspoon lemon juice

How to Make Lemon Blueberry Cake With Hot Honey-butter Sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour a 8" square pan.
  3. Blend flour, nutmeg, salt and baking powder together.
  4. In a small bowl mix milk, lemon juice and rind together.
  5. In a large bowl cream butter with sugar.
  6. Gradually add 2 eggs, one at a time and then the vanilla, beating until light and fluffy.
  7. Add flour mixture, (3X) alternating with sour milk (2X), remembering to blend lightly.
  8. Gently fold in blueberries.
  9. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.
  10. Remove from pan and cool slightly.
  11. Cut while warm into squares and serve upside down with Hot Honey-Butter Sauce.
  12. Hot Honey-Butter Sauce
  13. In small pan mix water and cornstarch blend well then gradually add honey, butter and lemon juice.
  14. Boil over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  15. When ready sauce is thick and clear.
  16. Pour hot sauce over the warm cut cake and enjoy.
  17. I hope you will enjoy this down home comfort food.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lemon Blueberry Cake With Hot Honey-butter Sauce

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtag: #Quebec - Sweets

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Summer Recipes That Spotlight Cucumbers

Summer Recipes That Spotlight Cucumbers

When thinking of summer vegetables, squash and zucchini are probably at the top of the list. But, cucumbers are abundant too and we think they deserve the same spotlight. While they are technically a fruit, for cooking many consider them and treat them like a veggie. From a classic cucumber, tomato, and onion salad to […]

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes

Yay! It’s finally strawberry season! These summer strawberry recipes are bursting with sweet fruity flavor in every bite. Strawberry cupcakes, strawberry pie, strawberry pound cake, and more are perfect to make with a carton of fresh strawberries. Check out 22 strawberry recipes you need in your life this summer!

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day

I have fond memories of my dad standing over the grill during the summer preparing a feast for the family. This Father’s Day, I plan to take over grilling duties from my husband and prepare a fantastic grilled meal. If you want to pick up the tongs, too, then check out these recipes. Cheryl Culver’s […]