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Grandmother's Blueberry Cake

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Grandmother’s Blueberry Cake
7 votes, 3.86 avg. rating (77% score)
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An easy and delicious cake that tastes like a blueberry muffin.

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  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pint blueberries


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9-inch by 13-inch baking pan.

Cream together the butter and sugar. Add the egg and beat well. Dissolve the soda in the milk. Sift together the flour and cream of tartar. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture alternately with the milk, beating well after each addition. Add the lemon juice and vanilla extract. Fold in the berries. Spoon into the baking pan.

Bake for about 45 minutes. Serve warm or completely cooled, directly out of the pan.

Updated Thursday, May 23rd, 2002

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2 Responses to Grandmother’s Blueberry Cake

  1. Anonymous August 7, 2003 at 2:30 pm #

    This recipe was very easy to make, and it’s DELICIOUS! My husband and son thought it was wonderful.

  2. October 2, 2006 at 2:48 pm #

    I have alway made terrible tasting/looking cakes (good pies though). Finally, a cake that I am not ashamed of. I sprinkled turbano sugar on top before baking.

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