Today is Memorial Day. I wanted to make something fitting ( All American, red, white and blue). What better than blueberry breakfast cake served with fresh srawberries? This cake was wonderful served warm. Let me know how you like it!
serves 16 ( 4 points +)
- 1/2 c. light stick butter
- 1 T. grated lemon zest ( about 1 large lemon)
- 3/4 c. + 1 T. sugar, divided
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 2 c. flour, divided
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 c. low-fat buttermilk
- 2 c. fresh blueberries
Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 9 inch square pan with nonstick spray.
Combine blueberries with 1/4 c. flour and set aside.
Place butter and 3/4 c. sugar, and lemon zest in a large mixing bowl. Beat until creamy. Add egg and vanilla. Mix until combined.
Whisk together 1-3/4 c. flour, salt and baking powder. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Fold in blueberries.
Spread in prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1 T. sugar. Bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
Let cool 15 minutes before serving.