Blueberry Breakfast Cake

1 HOUR 10 MINUTES TO PREPARE, SERVES 12-16

Blueberry Breakfast Cake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups fresh blueberries

  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour, divided

  • 1

    cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon

  • 1

    large egg, room temperature

  • ½

    cup buttermilk

  • ½

    cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened

  • 2

    tablespoons lemon zest

  • 2

    teaspoons baking powder

  • teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • ½

    teaspoon cinnamon, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 350º F and lightly grease a 9x5-inch baking dish with butter or non-stick spray. Toss blueberries in 1/4 cup flour until coated, then set aside. In a large bowl or mixer, cream together butter, sugar and lemon zest for 3-5 minutes, or until fluffy, and lightened in color. Beat in egg, then, once fully incorporated, add in vanilla extract. In a separate bowl, whisk together remaining flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon, if using. Alternating between the flour mixture and the buttermilk, add both to the batter, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.Alternating between the flour mixture and the buttermilk, add both to the batter, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Fold floured blueberries into the batter, then pour it into greased baking dish. Top with 1 tablespoons sugar, then place dish in oven. Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool (at least 15 minutes). Serve warm or at room temperature and enjoy.


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