Monday, September 13, 2010

Dutch Blueberry Cake

Many years ago I bought a little cookbook at the grocery store called 263 recipes in praise of cooking. There are many recipes I have made over the years. This recipe is adapted from Dutch apple cake. It turned out great with the blueberries in place of the apples. I put the addition of apples in red if you wish to try this recipe with apples.

Dutch Blueberry Cake


1 cup blueberries (2 medium sized apples)
1 1/2 cups unbleached flour
3 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
6 tbsp. sugar, divided
1/4 cup butter
1 egg, well beaten
3/4 cup milk
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon


Preheat oven 425ยบ.
Grease 8" baking pan.
(Peel and cut apples into slices)
In medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and 4 tbsp. sugar; whisk together.
cut in butter until coarse meal forms.
In mixing cup combine milk and egg.
Add milk to flour. do not over mix.
Turn batter into prepared baking pan.
Sprinkle blueberries over batter and gently press into batter.
(Add sliced apple in rows and press into batter)
In small bowl combine 2 tbsp. sugar and cinnamon, and sprinkle over blueberries.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
Serve hot with ice cream or cream.


Rosemary said...

Jannett Thinking this would be so good with apples. Thanks for the recipe.

Jannett said... is delicious with apples.. :)

Anonymous said...

I went looking for a cinnamon loaf recipe and stumbled o your site...WOW...its amazing, thanks for shareing. Now that I have read so many recipes I might not have time to bake the cinnamon loaf!!

meemsnyc said...

I'm totally drooling on my computer screen! That looks just heavenly.

Rosanne said...

All your recipes are mouthwatering!

grace said...

oh jannett, this is full of yum! i'd like either version very much, but i think my first attempt shall be apple with cinnamon chips added in... :)

blackbookkitchendiaries said...

Wow! this is so pretty... lovely recipe. thank you.

Katy ~ said...

Such a lovely fall recipe with the new crop of apples soon to be in abundance here. Will surely have to try this as I am a huge fan of apples.

Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] said...

Oh Jannett, combining apples and blueberries is absolutely genius! Great job :)


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