Basic Blueberry Cake

    Basic Blueberry Cake


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    This is a very straightforward blueberry cake but so moist and delicious. It's a great cake to take on picnics or put in lunchboxes.

    Makes: 1 cake

    • 125g butter
    • 1/2 cup white sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/3 cup milk
    • 2 egg whites
    • 1/4 cup white sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon white sugar

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 20cm square cake tin.
    2. Cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar until fluffy. Add salt and vanilla. Separate eggs and reserve the whites. Add egg yolks to the sugar mixture; beat until creamy.
    3. Combine 1 1/2 cups flour and baking powder; add alternately with milk to egg yolk mixture. Coat blueberries with 1 tablespoon flour and add to batter.
    4. In a separate bowl, beat whites until soft peaks form. Add 1/4 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, and beat until stiff peaks form. Fold egg whites into batter. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle top with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.
    5. Bake for 50 minutes, or until cake tests done.

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