Lemon Blueberry Cake
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Lemon Blueberry Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Yum! Lemon blueberry cake…and it’s for a very special occasion, we’re celebrating the hubby’s birthday!

Lemon Blueberry Cake

 

Each year I ask the family members what kind of cake they want for their birthday. This year the hubby requested lemon and blueberries with lemon frosting. I often make a lemon loaf with blueberries and decided to tweak it a bit to make this beautiful 3 layer cake…

 

Lemon Blueberry Cake

 

The hubby’s birthday cake is the 3rd part in my Eat Your Word series on YouTube where I discuss a bit about a food idiom and then match up a recipe…go ahead, find out why you can’t have your cake and eat it too! Episode 3 gives you a taste of the food idiom and then stick around for the icing on the cake and watch me build it.

 

FOOD IDIOM HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT TOO + LEMON BLUEBERRY CAKE RECIPE | EAT YOUR WORDS EP. 3

 

Lemon Blueberry Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
Author: Isis
Ingredients
Cake
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon flour
Frosting
  • 16 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4-6 cups confectioners’ sugar
Instructions
Cake
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Spray three 8-inch round cake pans with cooking spray, line the bottom of each pan with parchment paper, spray pans again and dust pans with flour
  3. Mix together 3 cups flour, baking powder, salt and set aside
  4. Combine milk and lemon juice in a small bowl, stir to combine and set aside
  5. Beat the butter and sugar on medium-high until pale and fluffy
  6. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition
  7. Add vanilla extract and lemon zest, mix to combine
  8. Add the flour mixture and mix just until combined
  9. Add the milk mixture and mix just until combined
  10. Place blueberries in small bowl and toss with 1 tablespoon of flour
  11. Fold the blueberries into the batter, gently to avoid breaking the berries
  12. Divide batter evenly between the three cake pans
  13. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean
  14. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes before moving to wire racks to cool completely
Frosting
  1. Mix the butter and cream cheese together until smooth
  2. Add vanilla and lemon juice and mix until combined
  3. Gradually add powdered sugar, until desired sweetness and consistency is reached
Assembly
  1. Place a layer of cake on serving plate and top with about a cup of frosting, spreading evenly
  2. Repeat with second cake layer, frosting and the last layer of cake
  3. Frost and decorate the cake anyway you like
  4. Store in the refrigerator

 

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