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Lemon Blueberry Cake
2nd PlaceLemon Blueberry Cake

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Challenge: Recipe (Food or Beverage) II (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D600
Date: Jul 24, 2016
Date Uploaded: Jul 24, 2016

Lemon Blueberry Cakes

1 cup unsalted butter
2 Cups sugar
1/3 cup grated lemon zest
4 Eggs
3 Cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/4 Cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
3/4 Cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
1 Cup blueberries dusted with flour

Cream butter and sugar; add eggs one at a time; add the lemon zest

Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl.

Combine 1/4 lemon juice, buttermilk and vanilla in a bowl

Add flour and milk mixture alternately to the butter mixture.

Gently fold in the blueberries.

Divide the batter between two greased and floured loaf pans.

Bake 350 degrees F for approximately 45 min to 1 hour.

Make a syrup: 1/2 cup sugar with 1/2 cup lemon juice and cook until the sugar dissolves. When cakes are done, spoon the syrup over them while warm. Cool.

Glaze: Confectioners sugar and lemon juice in a bowl and mix until smooth. Pour over the cakes.

Place: 2 out of 27
Avg (all users): 6.5000
Avg (commenters): 7.2000
Avg (participants): 6.1875
Avg (non-participants): 6.6667
Views since voting: 1016
Views during voting: 109
Votes: 46
Comments: 11
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08/02/2016 07:53:11 PM
Congrats MaryAnn. I'm definitely going to try this!
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08/02/2016 08:51:03 AM
Congrats, Mary Ann. Lovely as always.
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08/02/2016 08:50:56 AM
I'm sure your husband loves your home baking!

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08/02/2016 12:17:45 AM
I can practically taste this.
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08/01/2016 02:30:04 PM
Great looking cake, I like all the decorations here! Congrats with the red.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/31/2016 10:49:16 PM
This looks lovely. I'm looking forward to seeing the recipe.
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07/31/2016 09:20:06 PM
Oh this one made my mouth water! Though I'd skip the glaze. :)

Very nicely done -- from the setup to the flowers to the dof.
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07/31/2016 05:31:21 PM
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07/30/2016 09:39:29 AM
I am ready to eat it, looking forward to seeing the recipe. My favorite so far.
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07/27/2016 11:47:26 AM
Maybe without the plastic package? Just a pile or a dish of blueberries instead?

The rest is lovely!
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07/26/2016 04:44:12 PM
Adding the flowers was a great way to punch up the lemony tones
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