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The best Blueberry Lemon Cake

VIDEORECIPE The best Blueberry Lemon Cake

Blueberry Lemon Cake is a delicious refreshing cake perfect for summer. Three layers of blueberry buttery cake bursting with lemon flavor and filled with a delicate lemon swiss meringue buttercream.

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Ingredients

number of servings
14

Blueberry Lemon Cake

  • 34 Cup butter (room temperature) Added to
  • 1 Cup sugar Added to
  • 3 egg Added to
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Added to
  • 2 lemon zest from lemons Added to
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice Added to
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour Added to
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda Added to
  • 12 teaspoon salt Added to
  • 23 Cup buttermilk Added to
  • 6 goz fresh blueberries Added to
  • 1 teaspoon oil for coating the blueberries Added to
  • 1 tablespoon flour (for tossing the blueberries) Added to

Lemon Swiss Meringue Buttercream

  • 5 egg whites Added to
  • 1 cup Sugar Added to
  • 1 cup unsalted butter(room temperature) Added to
  • 2 lemon zest from lemons Added to
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract Added to
  • 1 pinch salt Added to
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Directions

90 min.
1. Step

Prepare the blueberry cake layers. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Grease and line with parchment paper three 7 inch (18 cm) round cake pans.In a bowl, whisk the flour with baking powder and salt; set aside until ready to use.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

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2. Step

In a large bowl, mix butter with sugar and lemon zest until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until incorporated.

3. Step

Add vanilla and lemon juice and mix until well combined. Reduce speed to low alternate adding flour mixture and buttermilk until everything is incorporated.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

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4. Step

Place blueberries in a medium bowl, toss with 1 tsp of oil and 1 tbsp of flour.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

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5. Step

Gently fold the blueberries into the batter, not too much as you don't want your batter to become blue. Only few folds will be enough.

6. Step

Pour the batter evenly into the prepared pans.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

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7. Step

Bake for about 30-35 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.Let pans cool on a cooling rack for 10 minutes.Remove the cakes from the pan and let them cool completely.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

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8. Step

Prepare the lemon swiss meringue buttercream. Place the whites, sugar and salt in a heat proof bowl. Place over a pan with simmering water (bain-marie).Whisk constantly, for about 5 minutes, until it reaches 160F (71C).Remove from heat and transfer to another bowl.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

Source: Youtube

9. Step

Start mixing on high speed for about 8-10 minutes, until glossy stiff peaks form. The mixture should be cooled before adding the butter.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

Source: Youtube

10. Step

With mixer on low gradually incorporate butter. Make sure butter is at room temperature otherwise will be harder to incorporate. Mix until smooth. Add lemon zest and lemon extract and mix to combine.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

Source: Youtube

11. Step

Assembly. Cut the tops of the cakes to create flat surfaces. Place one cake layer on your serving plate. Spread evenly with about a cup of buttercream.Add the second layer of cake. Spread evenly with another cup of buttercream. Add the last layer of cake. Spread a thin coat of frosting on top and sides of the cake.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

Source: Youtube

12. Step

Place the rest of buttercream into a piping bag fitted with a ½ inch (1cm) tip.Pipe about 4 vertical dots. Use a teaspoon to press and drag. Scrape the excess out of your spoon. Repeat until all the cake is decorated.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

Source: Youtube

13. Step

Refrigerate the cake. Before serving decorate with fresh blueberries and lemon slices and green leaves if desired.

14. Step

Serve cake at room temperature and cut slices with a hot knife.

The best Blueberry Lemon Cake - preparation step 1

Source: Youtube

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