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Blueberry Bundt Cake

  • Author: Adapted from Everyday Dorie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


A light cake with blueberries or huckleberries all the way throughout.



  • 2 cups plus 1 TBS all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 pint blueberries or huckleberries (340 grams/2 cups)
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • zest of one lemon
  • 1 stick of butter at room temperature, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or 1/4 cup sour cream mixed with 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 TBS confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice powder


  • Preheat the oven to 350°
  • Butter and flour your bundt pan – even if it is nonstick. This cake can stick
  • Whisk together the 2 cups of flour, the baking powder and baking soda
  • Mix the remaining TBS of flour with the berries and set aside
  • Add the sugar and zest to the bowl of stand mixer.
  • Using your fingers rub the sugar and zest together until the oils are released and the fragrance is released.
  • Add the butter and salt then mix with paddle on medium until light and fluffy, about three minutes.
  • Turn to low and add the eggs, one at a time until well combined
  • Add the vanilla and oil.
  • Mix in the buttermilk on low until combined. Remove the bowl from the stand.
  • Fold in the flour mixture until combined then mix in the blueberries/huckleberries.
  • Add the batter to the prepared pan. Drop the pan on your counter a couple of times to allow the batter to settle.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 55 – 60 minutes until a tester comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes and unmold
  • Let cool completely
  • Mix the powdered sugar and powdered lemon juice together. Dust over the cake before serving.


The cake’s flavor develops over time and is better the next day

Keywords: bundt, bundt cake, blueberries, huckleberries

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