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Blueberry Lemon Cake


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Ingredients

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Cake

  • 350 g bakers flour
  • 5 g baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 150 g unsalted butter, Softened (Room Temperature)
  • 1 Lemon peel, No Pith
  • 250 g raw sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 240 g buttermilk
  • 30 g lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 220 g Frozen Blueberries

Icing

  • 10 g unsalted butter, Melted
  • 100 g raw sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 Lemon peel, No Pith
  • 15 g lemon juice
  • 5 g Milk
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Recipe's preparation

    Cake
    1. - Preheat oven to 160° and grease a 22cm cake tin or bundt tin with butter.
    2. - Combine flour, baking powder, salt in a bowl, and set aside for later.
    3. - Mill sugar and lemon peel 10 sec/speed 9.
    4. - Add butter, mix 2 min/speed 4 until light and fluffy.
    5. - While blades are still turning, add eggs through top, and continue to mix until well combined - approx 30 seconds.
    6. - Add Lemon Juice, Vanilla extract, and half the Buttermilk, as well as half the flour mixture, and mix speed 4 untill you see it is combining. With the blades still turning, add the remaining buttermilk and flour mixture and continue to mix until the mixture is a smooth batter. 
    7. - Add Blueberries in and fold through the batter with your spatula
    8. - Spoon batter into cake tin. Bake for 40-50 minutes, until cake is golden, and a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
    9. - Allow to rest in the tin for 15 minutes, then gently tip it onto a wire cake rack to cool. 
  1. Icing
    1. - For the icing, first mill lemon peel and sugar 10 seconds/ speed 9.
    2. - Add melted butter, salt, lemon juice, and milk in bowl. Whisk speed 3-4 until the ingredients are incorporated well (approx 30 sec).
    3. - Drizzle glaze over cooled cake and allow to set before serving.
    4. - Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature.
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Tip

I have put approximate mixing times, as these will depend on the temperature of your ingredients - I find room temperature ingredients (with the butter softened) work best, and cold ingredients (eggs/butter) tend to take longer to make a smooth batter - you can keep an eye on the consistency of your mixture through your MC, and adjust your mixing time accordingly.


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  • I made this cake last night

    Submitted by beclouise24 on 26. July 2016 - 21:39.

    I made this cake last night for my CEO's birthday. It was amazing! Thank you for the recipe. The office loved it and it was so moist and fresh. Amazing flavour also. Thank you! 

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